Senior Housing Properties Earnings Preview

Senior Housing Properties (NYS: SNH) will look to avoid missing estimates for the third consecutive quarter when its earnings are released. The company will unveil its latest earnings on Thursday, February 16. Senior Housing Properties Trust is a real estate investment trust.

What analysts say:

  • Buy, sell, or hold?: Analysts think investors should stand pat on Senior Housing Properties with seven of 11 analysts rating it hold. Analysts like Senior Housing Properties better than competitor Omega Healthcare Investors overall. Two out of eight analysts rate Omega Healthcare Investors a buy compared to three of 11 for Senior Housing Properties. While analysts still rate the stock a Hold, they are a little more optimistic about it compared to three months ago.

  • Revenue Forecasts: On average, analysts predict $129.5 million in revenue this quarter. That would represent a rise of 33.7% from the year-ago quarter.

  • Wall Street Earnings Expectations: The average analyst estimate is earnings of $0.43 per share. Estimates range from $0.40 to $0.45.

What our community says:
CAPS All-Stars are strongly supporting the stock, with 98.4% awarding it an "outperform" rating. The community at large backs the All-Stars, with 93% granting it a rating of "outperform." Fools are gung-ho about Senior Housing Properties, though the message boards have been quiet lately with only 66 posts in the past 30 days. Even with a robust four out of five stars, Senior Housing Properties' CAPS rating falls a little short of the community's upbeat outlook.

Senior Housing Properties' profit has risen year-over-year by an average of 31.5% over the past five quarters.

Now let's look at how efficient management is at running the business. Traditionally, margins represent the efficiency with which companies capture portions of sales dollars. The following table shows net margins over the past four quarters.






Net Margin





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