Five Star Quality Care, Inc. (NYSE:FVE)’s share price shot up 7.8% during mid-day trading on Thursday . The stock traded as high as $2.09 and last traded at $2.07, with a volume of 138,839 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $1.92.

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

The company’s market cap is $102.01 million. The stock has a 50-day moving average price of $2.22 and a 200 day moving average price of $2.22.

Five Star Quality Care (NYSE:FVE) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 4th. The company reported ($0.16) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.10) by $0.06. The firm earned $279 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $278 million. On average, equities analysts anticipate that Five Star Quality Care, Inc. will post ($0.36) earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Five Star Quality Care, Inc operates senior living communities, including independent living communities, assisted living communities and skilled nursing facilities (SNFs). The Company operates through senior living community segment. In the senior living community segment, it operates for its own account or manages for the account of third parties independent living communities, assisted living communities and SNFs that are subject to centralized oversight and provide housing and services to elderly residents.

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