Senior Housing Properties Trust (NASDAQ:SNH) was downgraded by equities researchers at BidaskClub from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Saturday.

A number of other equities research analysts also recently weighed in on SNH. B. Riley restated a “buy” rating on shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust in a research report on Wednesday, November 1st. UBS Group dropped their target price 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. Robert W. Baird dropped their target price on Senior Housing Properties Trust from $20.00 to $19.00 and set a “neutral” rating for the company in a research report on Friday. ValuEngine upgraded Senior Housing Properties Trust from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, October 2nd. Finally, Jefferies Group restated a “hold” rating and set a $20.00 target price on shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust in a research report on Tuesday, October 3rd. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Senior Housing Properties Trust has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $21.19.

Shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust (NASDAQ SNH) traded down $0.37 on Friday, reaching $18.44. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 1,532,889 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,024,469. The company has a current ratio of 1.33, a quick ratio of 1.33 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.08. Senior Housing Properties Trust has a 52-week low of $18.26 and a 52-week high of $22.52. The company has a market cap of $4,469.83, a P/E ratio of 34.79, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 3.32 and a beta of 0.47.

Senior Housing Properties Trust (NASDAQ:SNH) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 9th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.44 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.45 by ($0.01). Senior Housing Properties Trust had a net margin of 11.72% and a return on equity of 3.79%. The business had revenue of $266.68 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $266.23 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.45 EPS. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 1.0% compared to the same quarter last year. sell-side analysts forecast that Senior Housing Properties Trust will post 1.76 EPS for the current fiscal year.

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in SNH. Stifel Financial Corp increased its holdings in Senior Housing Properties Trust by 63.9% in the third quarter. Stifel Financial Corp now owns 64,753 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $1,275,000 after purchasing an additional 25,241 shares during the last quarter. Lido Advisors LLC increased its holdings in Senior Housing Properties Trust by 214.8% in the third quarter. Lido Advisors LLC now owns 47,629 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $876,000 after purchasing an additional 32,500 shares during the last quarter. AMP Capital Investors Ltd increased its holdings in Senior Housing Properties Trust by 301.8% in the third quarter. AMP Capital Investors Ltd now owns 146,975 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $2,874,000 after purchasing an additional 110,400 shares during the last quarter. Asset Management One Co. Ltd. increased its holdings in Senior Housing Properties Trust by 0.6% in the third quarter. Asset Management One Co. Ltd. now owns 503,830 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $9,827,000 after purchasing an additional 3,071 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Alyeska Investment Group L.P. bought a new stake in Senior Housing Properties Trust in the third quarter valued at about $1,063,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 73.75% of the company’s stock.

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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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