Five Star Senior Living Inc (NYSE:FVE) – Equities research analysts at Jefferies Group dropped their Q3 2017 earnings per share estimates for Five Star Senior Living in a research note issued on Wednesday. Jefferies Group analyst B. Tanquilut now forecasts that the company will post earnings of ($0.10) per share for the quarter, down from their prior forecast of ($0.08). Jefferies Group currently has a “Buy” rating and a $3.75 price objective on the stock. Jefferies Group also issued estimates for Five Star Senior Living’s Q4 2017 earnings at ($0.10) EPS, FY2017 earnings at ($0.47) EPS and FY2018 earnings at ($0.41) EPS.

Five Star Senior Living (NYSE:FVE) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, August 3rd. The company reported ($0.16) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.13) by $0.03. The business had revenue of $350.03 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $351.05 million. Five Star Senior Living had a negative return on equity of 16.89% and a negative net margin of 1.97%. TRADEMARK VIOLATION WARNING: “Q3 2017 EPS Estimates for Five Star Senior Living Inc (NYSE:FVE) Lowered by Jefferies Group” was originally reported by American Banking News and is the sole property of of American Banking News. If you are viewing this piece on another domain, it was copied illegally and republished in violation of US and international trademark & copyright laws. The correct version of this piece can be read at https://www.americanbankingnews.com/2017/08/07/q3-2017-eps-estimates-for-five-star-senior-living-inc-nysefve-lowered-by-jefferies-group.html.

A number of other equities research analysts also recently commented on the company. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Five Star Senior Living from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 12th. Cantor Fitzgerald reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Five Star Senior Living in a research report on Monday, May 8th.

Five Star Senior Living (FVE) opened at 1.60 on Monday. Five Star Senior Living has a 52 week low of $1.45 and a 52 week high of $3.04. The firm’s market capitalization is $78.71 million. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $1.62 and its 200 day moving average price is $2.01.

Several large investors have recently made changes to their positions in FVE. Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan acquired a new stake in Five Star Senior Living during the second quarter worth about $258,000. Prescott Group Capital Management L.L.C. raised its stake in Five Star Senior Living by 1.5% in the second quarter. Prescott Group Capital Management L.L.C. now owns 451,427 shares of the company’s stock worth $677,000 after buying an additional 6,726 shares during the last quarter. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. raised its stake in Five Star Senior Living by 21.6% in the first quarter. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. now owns 56,928 shares of the company’s stock worth $122,000 after buying an additional 10,110 shares during the last quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC raised its stake in Five Star Senior Living by 1.2% in the first quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 565,737 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,216,000 after buying an additional 6,487 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP raised its stake in Five Star Senior Living by 5.1% in the first quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 895,157 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,925,000 after buying an additional 43,236 shares during the last quarter.

Five Star Senior Living Company Profile

Five Star Senior Living Inc, formerly Five Star Quality Care, Inc, operates senior living communities, including independent living communities, assisted living communities and skilled nursing facilities (SNFs). The Company’s segments include senior living communities and rehabilitation and wellness.

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