Zacks: Analysts Anticipate Five Star Senior Living Inc (FVE) to Announce -$0.10 Earnings Per Share

Wall Street analysts expect that Five Star Senior Living Inc (NASDAQ:FVE) will report earnings per share of ($0.10) for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Zero analysts have provided estimates for Five Star Senior Living’s earnings. Five Star Senior Living posted earnings of ($0.12) per share in the same quarter last year, which suggests a positive year over year growth rate of 16.7%. The business is expected to issue its next earnings results on Friday, March 2nd.

According to Zacks, analysts expect that Five Star Senior Living will report full-year earnings of ($0.51) per share for the current financial year, with EPS estimates ranging from ($0.55) to ($0.47). For the next financial year, analysts forecast that the business will post earnings of ($0.44) per share, with EPS estimates ranging from ($0.45) to ($0.42). Zacks Investment Research’s earnings per share calculations are a mean average based on a survey of sell-side analysts that that provide coverage for Five Star Senior Living.

Five Star Senior Living (NASDAQ:FVE) last released its earnings results on Thursday, November 9th. The company reported ($0.15) EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.12) by ($0.03). Five Star Senior Living had a negative return on equity of 18.10% and a negative net margin of 1.83%. The company had revenue of $347.10 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $348.22 million.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research cut Five Star Senior Living from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, November 15th.

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in FVE. Boston Partners lifted its holdings in shares of Five Star Senior Living by 50.9% in the 4th quarter. Boston Partners now owns 686,281 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,029,000 after purchasing an additional 231,437 shares during the last quarter. 22NW LP lifted its holdings in shares of Five Star Senior Living by 214.1% in the 3rd quarter. 22NW LP now owns 647,532 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,004,000 after purchasing an additional 441,378 shares during the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of Five Star Senior Living by 3.1% in the 2nd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 426,019 shares of the company’s stock valued at $639,000 after purchasing an additional 12,935 shares during the last quarter. Phoenix Investment Adviser LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Five Star Senior Living by 15.3% in the 3rd quarter. Phoenix Investment Adviser LLC now owns 233,295 shares of the company’s stock valued at $362,000 after purchasing an additional 31,000 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Shell Asset Management Co. purchased a new stake in shares of Five Star Senior Living in the 3rd quarter valued at about $407,000. 21.26% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

Five Star Senior Living (NASDAQ FVE) traded down $0.12 on Friday, reaching $1.35. The company had a trading volume of 170,200 shares, compared to its average volume of 44,410. Five Star Senior Living has a 1 year low of $1.30 and a 1 year high of $2.65. The firm has a market cap of $67.57, a PE ratio of -2.65 and a beta of 0.86. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.30, a current ratio of 0.61 and a quick ratio of 0.61.

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About Five Star Senior Living

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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