Shares of Five Star Quality Care Inc. (NYSE:FVE) were up 3.8% on Monday . The company traded as high as $2.45 and last traded at $2.45, with a volume of 139,913 shares. The stock had previously closed at $2.36.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Five Star Quality Care from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $2.75 price objective for the company in a research note on Monday, July 4th.

The stock’s market capitalization is $123.43 million. The company’s 50 day moving average is $2.05 and its 200-day moving average is $2.33.

Five Star Quality Care (NYSE:FVE) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May 4th. The company reported ($0.05) EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.02) by $0.03. The firm earned $344.20 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $346.61 million. On average, equities research analysts predict that Five Star Quality Care Inc. will post ($0.20) EPS for the current year.

Several hedge funds and institutional investors recently bought and sold shares of FVE. GSA Capital Partners LLP raised its position in Five Star Quality Care by 1.1% in the fourth quarter. GSA Capital Partners LLP now owns 687,040 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,185,000 after buying an additional 7,600 shares in the last quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN increased its stake in shares of Five Star Quality Care by 13.7% in the fourth quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 346,495 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,102,000 after buying an additional 41,681 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Phoenix Investment Adviser LLC increased its stake in shares of Five Star Quality Care by 52.8% in the fourth quarter. Phoenix Investment Adviser LLC now owns 411,790 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,309,000 after buying an additional 142,226 shares during the last quarter.

Five Star Quality Care, Inc (Five Star) operates senior living communities, including independent living communities, assisted living communities and skilled nursing facilities (SNFs). As of December 31, 2014, the Company operated 258 senior living communities located in 31 states containing 30,379 living units, including 227 primarily independent and assisted living communities with 27,557 living units and 31 SNFs with 2,822 living units.

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