Five Star Senior Living Inc (NYSE:FVE) – Equities research analysts at Cantor Fitzgerald cut their FY2017 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for shares of Five Star Senior Living in a report released on Tuesday. Cantor Fitzgerald analyst J. France now expects that the company will post earnings of ($0.54) per share for the year, down from their previous forecast of ($0.48). Cantor Fitzgerald currently has a “Buy” rating on the stock. Cantor Fitzgerald also issued estimates for Five Star Senior Living’s FY2018 earnings at ($0.43) EPS.

Several other brokerages have also recently issued reports on FVE. Zacks Investment Research cut Five Star Senior Living from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Monday. Jefferies Group LLC dropped their target price on Five Star Senior Living from $4.25 to $3.75 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research report on Monday, May 8th.

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Shares of Five Star Senior Living (FVE) opened at 1.55 on Thursday. Five Star Senior Living has a 12-month low of $1.45 and a 12-month high of $3.04. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $1.62 and its 200 day moving average is $1.98. The stock’s market capitalization is $76.25 million.

Five Star Senior Living (NYSE:FVE) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 3rd. The company reported ($0.16) EPS 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 analysts’ expectations of $351.05 million. Five Star Senior Living had a negative net margin of 1.97% and a negative return on equity of 16.89%.

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted its position in shares of 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 valued at $1,925,000 after buying an additional 43,236 shares during the last quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC boosted its position in shares of Five Star Senior Living by 1.2% in the first quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 565,737 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,216,000 after buying an additional 6,487 shares during the last quarter. Boston Partners boosted its position in shares of Five Star Senior Living by 34.9% in the first quarter. Boston Partners now owns 454,844 shares of the company’s stock valued at $978,000 after buying an additional 117,611 shares during the last quarter. Prescott Group Capital Management L.L.C. boosted its position in shares of 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 valued at $677,000 after buying an additional 6,726 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Phoenix Investment Adviser LLC boosted its position in shares of Five Star Senior Living by 6.3% in the first quarter. Phoenix Investment Adviser LLC now owns 202,295 shares of the company’s stock valued at $435,000 after buying an additional 11,900 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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