Senior Housing Properties Trust (NASDAQ:SNH) reached a new 52-week low during trading on Tuesday . The stock traded as low as $18.05 and last traded at $18.04, with a volume of 789526 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at $18.30.

Several research firms have commented on SNH. BidaskClub lowered Senior Housing Properties Trust from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Saturday, January 6th. Robert W. Baird restated a “neutral” rating and issued a $19.00 price objective (down previously from $20.00) on shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust in a research report on Friday, January 5th. ValuEngine upgraded Senior Housing Properties Trust from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, December 1st. 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, B. Riley reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $24.00 target price on shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust in a research report on Monday, November 13th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Senior Housing Properties Trust presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $21.19.

The company has a current ratio of 1.33, a quick ratio of 1.33 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.08. The firm has a market capitalization of $4,230.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 33.62, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 3.25 and a beta of 0.48.

Senior Housing Properties Trust (NASDAQ:SNH) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, November 9th. The real estate investment trust 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 4.40% and a net margin of 13.41%. The company had revenue of $266.68 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $266.23 million. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.45 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue was up 1.0% compared to the same quarter last year. analysts forecast that Senior Housing Properties Trust will post 1.76 earnings per share for the current year.

Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the business. Cetera Advisors LLC increased its stake in shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust by 30.8% in the 3rd quarter. Cetera Advisors LLC now owns 13,047 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $254,000 after acquiring an additional 3,070 shares during the last quarter. Asset Management One Co. Ltd. increased its position in shares of 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 during the last quarter. Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. increased its position in shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust by 4.6% during the 3rd quarter. Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. now owns 87,531 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $1,712,000 after purchasing an additional 3,845 shares during the last quarter. Belpointe Asset Management LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust during the 3rd quarter worth about $436,000. Finally, Stifel Financial Corp increased its position in shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust by 63.9% during the 3rd 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. 73.75% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

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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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