Bridgewater Associates LP bought a new stake in shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust (NYSE:SNH) in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund bought 18,937 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $387,000.

Several other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of SNH. BlackRock Inc. raised its position in shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust by 5,222.5% during the 1st quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 24,977,660 shares of the company’s stock valued at $505,798,000 after acquiring an additional 24,508,377 shares during the last quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised its position in shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust by 518.7% during the 1st quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 3,607,893 shares of the company’s stock valued at $73,059,000 after acquiring an additional 3,024,789 shares during the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. raised its position in shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust by 5.1% during the 1st quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 41,184,214 shares of the company’s stock valued at $833,981,000 after acquiring an additional 2,017,007 shares during the last quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. raised its position in shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust by 37.9% during the 1st quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 3,938,518 shares of the company’s stock valued at $79,755,000 after acquiring an additional 1,083,063 shares during the last quarter. Finally, LSV Asset Management raised its position in shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust by 11.4% during the 2nd quarter. LSV Asset Management now owns 9,219,850 shares of the company’s stock valued at $188,453,000 after acquiring an additional 946,324 shares during the last quarter.

Several brokerages have commented on SNH. Royal Bank Of Canada reiterated a “hold” rating and set a $22.00 target price on shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust in a research report on Monday, July 24th. Cantor Fitzgerald reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $24.00 target price on shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust in a research report on Friday, June 9th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, September 6th. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, September 6th. Finally, FBR & Co restated a “buy” rating and issued a $24.00 price objective on shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust in a research report on Friday, June 30th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $21.80.

Shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust (NYSE SNH) opened at 20.12 on Monday. The company has a 50 day moving average of $19.41 and a 200-day moving average of $20.41. Senior Housing Properties Trust has a 52-week low of $17.14 and a 52-week high of $23.67. The company has a market cap of $4.78 billion and a PE ratio of 40.24.

Senior Housing Properties Trust (NYSE:SNH) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, August 3rd. The company reported $0.44 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.45 by ($0.01). Senior Housing Properties Trust had a return on equity of 2.01% and a net margin of 6.43%. The firm had revenue of $265.01 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $260.72 million. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.47 EPS. Senior Housing Properties Trust’s quarterly revenue was up 1.4% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts forecast that Senior Housing Properties Trust will post $0.61 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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Senior Housing Properties Trust Company Profile

Senior Housing Properties Trust is a real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company’s segments include triple net senior living communities that provide short term and long term residential care and other services for residents; managed senior living communities that provide short term and long term residential care and other services for residents; properties leased to medical providers, medical related businesses, clinics and biotech laboratory tenants (MOBs), and all other, including certain properties that offer wellness, fitness and spa services to members.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Senior Housing Properties Trust (NYSE:SNH)

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