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News Bell: Senior Housing Properties Trust (NASDAQ:SNH) and Grand Canyon Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOPE)

Senior Housing Properties Trust (NASDAQ:SNH)

Senior Housing Properties Trust is a healthcare Real Estate Investment Trust or REIT which owns senior living communities; office buildings leased to medical providers, medical related businesses, clinics, and biotech laboratory tenants; as well as wellness centers.

Senior Housing Properties Trust (NASDAQ:SNH)’s Financial Overview

Senior Housing Properties Trust (NASDAQ) surged 0.95% yesterday to close its trading session at $12.7. The company has 1 year Price Target of $14.58. Senior Housing Properties Trust has 52-Week high of $19.18 and 52-Week Low of $11.13. The stock touched its 52-Week High on 19.17 and 52-Week Low on 11.13. The stock traded with the volume of 1.75 Million shares yesterday. The firm shows the market capitalization of $3.02 Billion.

Senior Housing Properties Trust (NASDAQ) reported its last quarterly earnings on 9/29/2018 where the firm reported its Actual EPS of $0.19/share against the analyst consensus estimate of $0.12/share. The difference between the actual and expected EPS is $0.07 a share with a surprise factor of 58.3%.

The firm is trading with SMA20 of 3.34 Percent, SMA50 of -8.39 Percent and SMA200 of -22.74 percent. Senior Housing Properties Trust has P/S value of 2.72 while its P/B value stands at 0.93. Similarly, the company has Return on Assets of 8.7 percent, Return on Equity of 19.9 percent and Return on Investment of 3.9 Percent. The company shows Gross Margin and Operating Margin of 60.5 percent and 23.9 percent respectively.

The Stock currently has Analyst’ mean Recommendation of 3.1 where the scale is from 1 to 5, 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Sell.

The 6 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Senior Housing Properties Trust have a median target of 14.00, with a high estimate of 21.00 and a low estimate of 10.00. The median estimate represents a +10.24% increase from the last price of 12.70.

Senior Housing Properties Trust is estimated to report earnings on 02/26/2019. The upcoming earnings date is derived from an algorithm based on a company’s historical reporting dates.Our vendor, Zacks Investment Research, might revise this date in the future, once the company announces the actual earnings date. According to Zacks Investment Research, based on 3 analysts’ forecasts, the consensus EPS forecast for the quarter is $0.22. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $0.25.

Grand Canyon Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOPE)

Grand Canyon Education, Inc. is a regionally accredited provider of online postsecondary education services focused on offering graduate and undergraduate degree programs in its core disciplines of education, business, and healthcare. In addition to its online programs, it offers programs at its traditional campus in Phoenix, Arizona and onsite at the facilities of employers.

Grand Canyon Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOPE)’s Financial Outlook

The 4 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Grand Canyon Education Inc have a median target of 141.00, with a high estimate of 150.00 and a low estimate of 130.00. The median estimate represents a +50.00% increase from the last price of 94.00.

Grand Canyon Education, Inc. is estimated to report earnings on 02/20/2019. The upcoming earnings date is derived from an algorithm based on a company’s historical reporting dates.Our vendor, Zacks Investment Research, might revise this date in the future, once the company announces the actual earnings date. According to Zacks Investment Research, based on 3 analysts’ forecasts, the consensus EPS forecast for the quarter is $1.42. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $1.19.

According to Zacks Investment Research, Grand Canyon Education, Inc. has a Consensus Recommendation of 1. (The Scale is from 1-5 where 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell).

The Stock surged 0.01% and closed its last trading session at $94. The company has the market capitalization of $4.48 Billion. The stock has 52-week high of $130.1 and 52-Week low of $85.14. The firm touched its 52-Week high on 130.10 and 52-Week low on 85.14. The company has volume of 521102 shares. The company has a total of 47.68 Million shares outstanding.

Grand Canyon Education, Inc. (NASDAQ) in the last quarter reported its actual EPS of $1.06/share where the analyst estimated EPS was $0.99/share. The difference between the actual and Estimated EPS is $0.07. This shows a surprise factor of 7.1 percent.

The company has YTD performance of -2.23 percent. Beta for Grand Canyon Education, Inc. stands at 1.12 while its ATR (average true range) is 3.14. The company has Weekly Volatility of 2.82%% and Monthly Volatility of 3.19%%.

Grand Canyon Education, Inc. has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of -5.65%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of -17.45 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of -17.16%.

The Company currently has ROA (Return on Assets) of 16.6 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of 20.7 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of 18.2% with Gross margin of 65.6 percent and Operating & Profit margin of 28.7% and 23.6% respectively.