Senior Housing Properties Trust (NYSE:SNH) had its price objective lowered by UBS AG from $20.00 to $19.00 in a research note released on Monday, October 2nd, www.benzinga.com reports. The firm currently has a neutral rating on the stock.

SNH has been the subject of several other research reports. Royal Bank Of Canada restated a hold rating and issued a $22.00 price objective on shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust in a research report on Monday, July 24th. Morgan Stanley upped their target price on shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust from $18.50 to $19.50 and gave the company an equal weight rating in a research report on Monday, September 25th. Cantor Fitzgerald reiterated a buy rating and set a $24.00 target price on shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust in a research report on Friday, June 9th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report on Wednesday, September 6th. Finally, BidaskClub upgraded shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report on Wednesday, September 6th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has an average rating of Hold and an average price target of $20.93.

Shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust (NYSE SNH) traded up 0.88% during trading on Monday, hitting $19.56. The stock had a trading volume of 886,769 shares. The firm has a market cap of $4.65 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 39.12. Senior Housing Properties Trust has a 12-month low of $17.14 and a 12-month high of $22.52. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $19.62 and a 200 day moving average of $20.35.

Senior Housing Properties Trust (NYSE:SNH) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 3rd. The company reported $0.44 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.45 by ($0.01). Senior Housing Properties Trust had a return on equity of 2.01% and a net margin of 6.43%. The company had revenue of $265.01 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $260.72 million. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.47 EPS. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 1.4% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that Senior Housing Properties Trust will post $0.58 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, November 16th. Investors of record on Monday, October 23rd will be paid a $0.39 dividend. This represents a $1.56 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 7.98%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, October 20th.

Several institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. WFG Advisors LP boosted its stake in shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust by 24.0% during the 2nd quarter. WFG Advisors LP now owns 20,639 shares of the company’s stock worth $422,000 after buying an additional 3,989 shares during the last quarter. Cetera Investment Advisers acquired a new position in shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust during the 2nd quarter worth about $205,000. 1st Global Advisors Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust by 2.8% during the 2nd quarter. 1st Global Advisors Inc. now owns 13,164 shares of the company’s stock worth $269,000 after buying an additional 358 shares during the last quarter. Ameritas Investment Partners Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust by 1.5% during the 2nd quarter. Ameritas Investment Partners Inc. now owns 71,085 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,453,000 after buying an additional 1,060 shares during the last quarter. Finally, M&R Capital Management Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust by 2.8% during the 2nd quarter. M&R Capital Management Inc. now owns 24,635 shares of the company’s stock worth $465,000 after buying an additional 680 shares during the last quarter.

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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