Fisher Asset Management LLC boosted its stake in shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust (NYSE:SNH) by 46.6% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 137,400 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after buying an additional 43,700 shares during the period. Fisher Asset Management LLC’s holdings in Senior Housing Properties Trust were worth $3,120,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

A number of other hedge funds have also recently bought and sold shares of the stock. LS Investment Advisors LLC boosted its stake in shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust by 73.4% in the second quarter. LS Investment Advisors LLC now owns 14,316 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $298,000 after buying an additional 6,058 shares in the last quarter. IBM Retirement Fund boosted its stake in shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust by 1.0% in the second quarter. IBM Retirement Fund now owns 23,780 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $495,000 after buying an additional 242 shares in the last quarter. 1st Global Advisors Inc. bought a new stake in shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust during the second quarter worth approximately $219,000. Capital Investment Advisors LLC boosted its stake in shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust by 25.4% in the second quarter. Capital Investment Advisors LLC now owns 82,264 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $1,714,000 after buying an additional 16,675 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Acadian Asset Management LLC boosted its stake in shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust by 123.9% in the second quarter. Acadian Asset Management LLC now owns 11,383 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $237,000 after buying an additional 6,299 shares in the last quarter.

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

Senior Housing Properties Trust (NYSE:SNH) traded down 1.26% during trading on Wednesday, reaching $18.06. The company had a trading volume of 3,014,078 shares. Senior Housing Properties Trust has a 12-month low of $13.53 and a 12-month high of $23.85. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $0.00 and a 200-day moving average of $0.00.

Senior Housing Properties Trust (NYSE:SNH) last announced its earnings results on Friday, November 4th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.45 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.46 by $0.01. The business had revenue of $263.98 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $264.26 million. The company’s revenue was up 3.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.47 EPS. On average, equities analysts forecast that Senior Housing Properties Trust will post $1.89 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, November 17th. Shareholders of record on Friday, October 21st were paid a dividend of $0.39 per share. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, October 19th. This represents a $1.56 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 8.64%. Senior Housing Properties Trust’s dividend payout ratio is presently 325.01%.

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A number of analysts have recently commented on the company. Zacks Investment Research cut Senior Housing Properties Trust from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 9th. Jefferies Group cut Senior Housing Properties Trust from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and dropped their price target for the stock from $25.00 to $23.00 in a research report on Thursday, October 20th.

About Senior Housing Properties Trust

Senior Housing Properties Trust is a real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company operates through four segments: 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, which includes the remainder of its operations, including certain properties that offer fitness, wellness and spa services to members.

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