Headlines about Senior Housing Properties Trust (NASDAQ:SNH) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Senior Housing Properties Trust earned a media sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 46.3729439347053 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

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Several brokerages have recently commented on SNH. BidaskClub raised Senior Housing Properties Trust from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, September 6th. B. Riley reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust in a research report on Wednesday, November 1st. 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 report on Monday, September 25th. Royal Bank Of Canada reissued a “hold” rating and set a $20.00 price objective on shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust in a research report on Wednesday, September 13th. Finally, UBS reduced their price objective on Senior Housing Properties Trust from $20.00 to $19.00 and set a “neutral” rating for the company in a research report on Monday, October 2nd. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $21.31.

Shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust (NASDAQ SNH) traded up $0.05 during trading hours on Thursday, hitting $18.98. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 809,774 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,437,819. Senior Housing Properties Trust has a 12 month low of $17.14 and a 12 month high of $22.52. The firm has a market capitalization of $4,553.00, a PE ratio of 10.41, a P/E/G ratio of 3.45 and a beta of 0.47. The company has a quick ratio of 1.33, a current ratio of 1.33 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.08.

Senior Housing Properties Trust (NASDAQ:SNH) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 9th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.44 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.45 by ($0.01). The business had revenue of $266.68 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $266.23 million. Senior Housing Properties Trust had a return on equity of 3.79% and a net margin of 11.72%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 1.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.45 earnings per share. equities analysts forecast that Senior Housing Properties Trust will post 1.78 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, November 16th. Stockholders of record on Monday, October 23rd were paid a $0.39 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Friday, October 20th. This represents a $1.56 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 8.22%. Senior Housing Properties Trust’s payout ratio is presently 294.34%.

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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.

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