Analyst Ratings for Senior Housing Properties Trust (SNH)

Updated: 2017-07-26

Analysts covering Senior Housing Properties Trust (NASDAQ:SNH) have given it a consensus rating of Hold. A consensus rating of Hold was previously issued for SNH last month.

2 analysts declared SNH a buy, 0 gave an overweight rating, 6 gave a hold rating, 1 issued an underweight rating, and 2 gave a sell rating. Today, there are 1 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for SNH. The most optimistic price target was 24, which equates to a potential upside of 23.9 percent. The lowest price target was 16.5, implying a possible loss of -14.82 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -1.09 percent. That number becomes -1.09 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -1.06 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -3.34 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 4 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 5 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of SNH's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 216.73 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. SNH has a PEG ratio of 0.15.

In the trailing 52-weeks, SNH hit 23.85 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 17.14. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 13.01 percent, and 18.78 percent below the high. SNH has a price/earnings ratio of 33.13. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The SNH value stock report compares SNH to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $4.57 billion. SNH's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.