Senior Housing Properties Trust (NYSE:SNH) has earned an average recommendation of “Hold” from the ten research firms that are covering the company, Marketbeat.com reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, six have given a hold recommendation and three have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 1 year price objective among brokers that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $20.93.

Several equities analysts have recently weighed in on SNH shares. Zacks Investment Research raised Senior Housing Properties Trust from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, September 26th. UBS AG reduced their price objective on Senior Housing Properties Trust from $20.00 to $19.00 and set a “neutral” rating on the stock in a research note on Monday, October 2nd. FBR & Co reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $24.00 price objective on shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust in a research note on Friday, June 30th. BidaskClub raised Senior Housing Properties Trust from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, September 6th. Finally, Morgan Stanley lifted their price objective on Senior Housing Properties Trust from $18.50 to $19.50 and gave the company an “equal weight” rating in a research note on Monday, September 25th.

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Senior Housing Properties Trust (NYSE SNH) opened at 19.38 on Friday. Senior Housing Properties Trust has a 52-week low of $17.14 and a 52-week high of $22.52.

Senior Housing Properties Trust (NYSE:SNH) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August 3rd. The company reported $0.44 earnings per share (EPS) 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 business had revenue of $265.01 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $260.72 million. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.47 earnings per share. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 1.4% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that Senior Housing Properties Trust will post $0.58 earnings per share for the current year.

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in SNH. BlackRock Inc. lifted its stake in shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust by 5,222.5% in the 1st quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 24,977,660 shares of the company’s stock valued at $505,798,000 after purchasing an additional 24,508,377 shares in the last quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. lifted its stake in shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust by 58.8% in the 2nd quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 5,728,923 shares of the company’s stock valued at $117,099,000 after purchasing an additional 2,121,030 shares in the last quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. lifted its stake in shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust by 37.9% in 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 purchasing an additional 1,083,063 shares in the last quarter. LSV Asset Management lifted its stake in shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust by 11.4% in the 2nd quarter. LSV Asset Management now owns 9,219,850 shares of the company’s stock valued at $188,453,000 after purchasing an additional 946,324 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. lifted its stake in shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust by 55.6% in the 2nd quarter. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. now owns 2,018,763 shares of the company’s stock valued at $41,263,000 after purchasing an additional 720,980 shares in the last quarter.

About Senior Housing Properties Trust

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.

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