Equities analysts expect Senior Housing Properties Trust (NASDAQ:SNH) to report $0.43 earnings per share for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Three analysts have provided estimates for Senior Housing Properties Trust’s earnings. The highest EPS estimate is $0.50 and the lowest is $0.36. Senior Housing Properties Trust reported earnings of $0.18 per share during the same quarter last year, which suggests a positive year-over-year growth rate of 138.9%. The firm is expected to issue its next earnings results on Monday, February 26th.

On average, analysts expect that Senior Housing Properties Trust will report full-year earnings of $1.77 per share for the current year, with EPS estimates ranging from $1.69 to $1.84. For the next fiscal year, analysts anticipate that the company will report earnings of $1.83 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $1.56 to $1.92. Zacks’ EPS averages are a mean average based on a survey of sell-side analysts that follow Senior Housing Properties Trust.

Senior Housing Properties Trust (NASDAQ:SNH) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 9th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.44 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.45 by ($0.01). The business had revenue of $266.68 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $266.23 million. Senior Housing Properties Trust had a net margin of 11.72% and a return on equity of 3.79%. Senior Housing Properties Trust’s revenue for the quarter was up 1.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.45 EPS.

Several research firms have issued reports on SNH. B. Riley reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust in a research note on Wednesday, November 1st. UBS cut 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. BidaskClub cut Senior Housing Properties Trust from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, December 7th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Senior Housing Properties Trust from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, November 30th. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded Senior Housing Properties Trust from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, October 2nd. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the stock. Senior Housing Properties Trust has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $21.31.

Senior Housing Properties Trust (SNH) traded up $0.08 on Friday, reaching $19.12. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 728,800 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,428,852. Senior Housing Properties Trust has a 52 week low of $17.14 and a 52 week high of $22.52. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.08, a current ratio of 1.33 and a quick ratio of 1.33. The stock has a market capitalization of $4,524.48, a price-to-earnings ratio of 10.35, a PEG ratio of 3.44 and a beta of 0.47.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, November 16th. Shareholders of record on Monday, October 23rd were issued a $0.39 dividend. This represents a $1.56 annualized dividend and a yield of 8.16%. The ex-dividend date was Friday, October 20th. Senior Housing Properties Trust’s payout ratio is currently 294.34%.

Large investors have recently modified their holdings of the business. Stifel Financial Corp raised its holdings in Senior Housing Properties Trust by 63.9% during the third quarter. Stifel Financial Corp now owns 64,753 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $1,275,000 after purchasing an additional 25,241 shares during the last quarter. Lido Advisors LLC increased its position in Senior Housing Properties Trust by 214.8% during the 3rd quarter. Lido Advisors LLC now owns 47,629 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $876,000 after purchasing an additional 32,500 shares in the last quarter. AMP Capital Investors Ltd increased its position in Senior Housing Properties Trust by 301.8% during the 3rd quarter. AMP Capital Investors Ltd now owns 146,975 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $2,874,000 after purchasing an additional 110,400 shares in the last quarter. Asset Management One Co. Ltd. increased its position in Senior Housing Properties Trust by 0.6% during the 3rd quarter. Asset Management One Co. Ltd. now owns 503,830 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $9,827,000 after purchasing an additional 3,071 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Alyeska Investment Group L.P. acquired a new position in Senior Housing Properties Trust during the 3rd quarter worth approximately $1,063,000. Institutional investors own 73.80% of the company’s stock.

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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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