Five Star Senior Living (NASDAQ:FVE) Stock Rating Upgraded by ValuEngine

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Five Star Senior Living (NASDAQ:FVE) was upgraded by equities research analysts at ValuEngine from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note issued on Friday, June 1st.

A number of other research analysts have also commented on FVE. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Five Star Senior Living from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, May 22nd. Cantor Fitzgerald reiterated an “overweight” rating and issued a $3.00 price objective on shares of Five Star Senior Living in a research report on Wednesday, May 16th.

Shares of FVE traded down $0.05 during trading hours on Friday, hitting $1.35. 32,200 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 40,883. Five Star Senior Living has a 52 week low of $1.05 and a 52 week high of $1.80. The company has a market cap of $73.28 million, a PE ratio of -2.64 and a beta of 0.87. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.06, a quick ratio of 0.84 and a current ratio of 0.84.

Five Star Senior Living (NASDAQ:FVE) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, May 15th. The company reported ($0.27) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.12) by ($0.15). Five Star Senior Living had a negative return on equity of 22.91% and a negative net margin of 1.59%. The company had revenue of $345.52 million during the quarter. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted ($0.14) earnings per share. research analysts predict that Five Star Senior Living will post -0.5 earnings per share for the current year.

Institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the stock. Boston Partners raised its stake in Five Star Senior Living by 50.9% during the 4th quarter. Boston Partners now owns 686,281 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,029,000 after buying an additional 231,437 shares during the period. Snow Park Capital Partners LP acquired a new stake in Five Star Senior Living during the 4th quarter worth $166,000. Renaissance Technologies LLC raised its stake in Five Star Senior Living by 17.0% during the 4th quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 850,537 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,276,000 after buying an additional 123,400 shares during the period. Finally, Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan raised its stake in Five Star Senior Living by 36.9% during the 4th quarter. Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan now owns 235,600 shares of the company’s stock worth $353,000 after buying an additional 63,550 shares during the period. 20.77% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

About Five Star Senior Living

Five Star Senior Living Inc operates and manages senior living communities in the United States. It operates through Senior Living Communities, and Rehabilitation and Wellness segments. Its senior living communities comprise independent living communities, assisted living communities, and skilled nursing facilities (SNFs).

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