Senior Housing Properties Trust (SNH) Receiving Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Study Shows

Press coverage about Senior Housing Properties Trust (NASDAQ:SNH) has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Senior Housing Properties Trust earned a media sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 45.4459721900243 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

Here are some of the news stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:

Shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust (NASDAQ:SNH) opened at $17.68 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.08, a quick ratio of 1.33 and a current ratio of 1.33. The stock has a market cap of $4,210.00, a PE ratio of 33.36, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 3.25 and a beta of 0.48. Senior Housing Properties Trust has a one year low of $17.64 and a one year high of $22.52.

Senior Housing Properties Trust (NASDAQ:SNH) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 9th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.44 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.45 by ($0.01). The business had revenue of $266.68 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $266.23 million. Senior Housing Properties Trust had a return on equity of 4.40% and a net margin of 13.41%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 1.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.45 earnings per share. sell-side analysts anticipate that Senior Housing Properties Trust will post 1.76 EPS for the current fiscal year.

SNH has been the topic of several research analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, October 19th. BidaskClub lowered shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Saturday, January 6th. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, December 1st. B. Riley restated a “buy” rating and issued a $24.00 price objective on shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust in a report on Monday, November 13th. Finally, Robert W. Baird restated a “hold” rating and issued a $21.00 price objective on shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust in a report on Friday, November 3rd. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $21.19.

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Senior Housing Properties Trust Company Profile

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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