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.

Several price targets were given for SNH by the analysts covering the stock. The maximum price target given was 24, implying potential capital gains of 23.9 percent. The minimum price target given was 16.5, implying potential capital losses 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.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 4 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 5 analysts decreased their estimates.

SNH has an estimated earnings growth rate of 216.73 percent as forecasted by analysts. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of SNH is 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 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 market cap of SNH is $4.57 billion. SNH is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.