Headlines about Senior Housing Properties Trust (NASDAQ:SNH) have been trending somewhat positive on Sunday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Senior Housing Properties Trust earned a media sentiment score of 0.24 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 47.5194890095063 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

Separately, BidaskClub cut shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 11th.

Senior Housing Properties Trust (NASDAQ:SNH) traded up 0.37% during trading on Friday, reaching $18.85. 1,246,991 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Senior Housing Properties Trust has a one year low of $17.14 and a one year high of $23.85. The company has a market cap of $4.48 billion, a PE ratio of 31.47 and a beta of 0.43.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, August 17th. Stockholders of record on Monday, July 24th will be paid a dividend of $0.39 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, July 20th. This represents a $1.56 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 8.28%. Senior Housing Properties Trust’s payout ratio is 305.89%.

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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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