Five Star Quality Care Inc. (NYSE:FVE) was down 2.7% on Friday . The company traded as low as $2.50 and last traded at $2.52, with a volume of 164,707 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $2.59.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research raised Five Star Quality Care from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, May 3rd.

The stock’s market capitalization is $124.17 million. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is $2.09 and its 200 day moving average price is $2.33.

Five Star Quality Care (NYSE:FVE) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, May 4th. The company reported ($0.05) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.02) by $0.03. The firm earned $344.20 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $346.61 million. Equities analysts predict that Five Star Quality Care Inc. will post ($0.18) EPS for the current fiscal year.

A number of institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Wells Fargo & Company MN increased its position in 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 period. Phoenix Investment Adviser LLC increased its position in 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 period. Finally, GSA Capital Partners LLP increased 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 worth $2,185,000 after buying an additional 7,600 shares during the period.

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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