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 analyst gave a price target of 24, implying potential capital gains of 23.9 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 16.5, implying potential capital losses of -14.82 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change 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. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -1.06 percent, as compared to a month ago. 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. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 4 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 5 analysts decreased their estimates.

SNH has an estimated earnings growth rate of 216.73 percent as forecasted by analysts. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. 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. Today's price is 13.01 percent above the 52-week low, and 18.78 percent lower than its 52-week high. 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.