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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for SNH. The most optimistic price target was 24, implying potential capital gains of 23.9 percent. The lowest price target was 16.5, which equates to a potential downside of -14.82 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

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. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -1.06 percent. 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 made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 4 analysts revised their estimates downwards. 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.

Analysts estimate earnings of SNH to grow at a rate of 216.73 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. SNH has a PEG ratio of 0.15.

In the last 52-weeks, SNH has achieved a high of 23.85 and a low of 17.14. Currently the stock is 13.01 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 18.78 percent. SNH has a P/E 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.