Fast Growing Stock in Focus: Senior Housing Properties Trust (NYSE:SNH)

Shaers of Senior Housing Properties Trust (NYSE:SNH) have been recommended as a long term growth pick according to Beta Research.  With the firm’s stock price currently trading around $13.41, the firm has proven a solid track record of growth over the past few years.  Investors might consider the stock as a long term growth candidate as the firm has yielded -4.40% earnings per share growth over the past 5 years and 11.10% revenue growth over that same time frame. 

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Recent Performance

Let’s take a look at how the stock has been performing recently.  Over the past twelve months, Senior Housing Properties Trust (NYSE:SNH)’s stock was 14.42%.  Over the last week of the month, it was 3.15%, -17.88% over the last quarter, and  -25.38% for the past six months. 

Over the past 50 days, Senior Housing Properties Trust’s stock is -6.87% off of the high and 20.49% removed from the low.  Their 52-Week High and Low are as follows: -30.07% (High), 20.49%, (Low). 

Analyst Recommendation

Despite the past success, investors want to know where the stock is headed from here.  Analysts covering the shares have a consensus short-term price target of $14.58 on the equity.   Analysts have a consensus recommendation of 3.10 based on a 1 to 5 scale where 1 represents a Strong Buy and 5 a Strong Sell.  

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