Senior Housing Properties Trust (NASDAQ:SNH) declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, October 17th, RTT News reports. Stockholders of record on Monday, October 28th will be given a dividend of 0.15 per share by the real estate investment trust on Thursday, November 14th. This represents a $0.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 6.38%.

Senior Housing Properties Trust stock opened at $9.41 on Thursday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.24, a quick ratio of 2.41 and a current ratio of 2.41. The business’s 50-day simple moving average is $8.92 and its 200-day simple moving average is $8.56. The firm has a market capitalization of $2.19 billion, a PE ratio of 5.91, a PEG ratio of 1.74 and a beta of 0.61. Senior Housing Properties Trust has a 52 week low of $7.49 and a 52 week high of $17.18.

Senior Housing Properties Trust (NASDAQ:SNH) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 8th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.34 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.07 by $0.27. The business had revenue of $262.00 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $256.11 million. Senior Housing Properties Trust had a negative return on equity of 4.45% and a negative net margin of 7.31%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was down 5.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.52 earnings per share. Research analysts forecast that Senior Housing Properties Trust will post 1.32 earnings per share for the current year.

Several equities analysts recently issued reports on SNH shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Senior Housing Properties Trust from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $9.75 price target on the stock in a research note on Saturday, August 17th. Morgan Stanley started coverage on Senior Housing Properties Trust in a research note on Friday, September 6th. They set an “equal weight” rating and a $8.50 price target on the stock. BidaskClub upgraded Senior Housing Properties Trust from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, September 25th. Bank of America started coverage on Senior Housing Properties Trust in a research note on Monday. They set an “underperform” rating on the stock. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded Senior Housing Properties Trust from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research note on Friday, September 27th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating, four have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $12.85.

About Senior Housing Properties Trust

SNH is a real estate investment trust, or REIT, that owns medical office and life science properties, senior living communities and wellness centers throughout the United States. SNH is managed by the operating subsidiary of The RMR Group Inc (Nasdaq: RMR), or RMR Inc, an alternative asset management company that is headquartered in Newton, MA.

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