Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank increased its stake in Senior Housing Properties Trust (NYSE:SNH) by 10.6% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund owned 16,203 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 1,555 shares during the quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank’s holdings in Senior Housing Properties Trust were worth $331,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of SNH. Oxford Asset Management acquired a new stake in Senior Housing Properties Trust in the 1st quarter worth approximately $241,000. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. lifted its holdings in Senior Housing Properties Trust by 23.0% in the 1st quarter. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. now owns 73,198 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,482,000 after purchasing an additional 13,711 shares during the last quarter. Mason Street Advisors LLC lifted its holdings in Senior Housing Properties Trust by 1.2% in the 1st quarter. Mason Street Advisors LLC now owns 112,219 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,272,000 after purchasing an additional 1,352 shares during the last quarter. Pacer Advisors Inc. lifted its holdings in Senior Housing Properties Trust by 19.2% in the 1st quarter. Pacer Advisors Inc. now owns 39,282 shares of the company’s stock worth $795,000 after purchasing an additional 6,320 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Private Advisor Group LLC lifted its holdings in Senior Housing Properties Trust by 20.4% in the 1st quarter. Private Advisor Group LLC now owns 15,585 shares of the company’s stock worth $327,000 after purchasing an additional 2,646 shares during the last quarter.

Senior Housing Properties Trust (NYSE SNH) opened at 19.68 on Thursday. Senior Housing Properties Trust has a 12 month low of $17.14 and a 12 month high of $23.67.

Senior Housing Properties Trust (NYSE:SNH) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 3rd. The company reported $0.44 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.45 by ($0.01). Senior Housing Properties Trust had a net margin of 6.43% and a return on equity of 2.01%. The business had revenue of $265.01 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $260.72 million. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.47 earnings per share. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 1.4% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts expect that Senior Housing Properties Trust will post $0.61 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, August 17th. Stockholders of record on Monday, July 24th were paid a dividend of $0.39 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, July 20th. This represents a $1.56 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 7.93%.

Several research firms recently weighed in on SNH. Royal Bank Of Canada restated a “hold” rating and issued a $20.00 target price on shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust in a report on Wednesday. BidaskClub upgraded Senior Housing Properties Trust from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, September 6th. Zacks Investment Research lowered Senior Housing Properties Trust from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, September 6th. FBR & Co reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $24.00 price target on shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust in a research report on Friday, June 30th. Finally, Cantor Fitzgerald reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $24.00 price target on shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust in a research report on Friday, June 9th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $21.80.

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Senior Housing Properties Trust 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.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Senior Housing Properties Trust (NYSE:SNH)

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