Senior Housing Properties: 2Q Earnings Snapshot

NEWTON, Mass. (AP) _ Senior Housing Properties Trust (SNH) on Tuesday reported a key measure of profitability in its second quarter. The results matched Wall Street expectations.

The real estate investment trust, based in Newton, Massachusetts, said it had funds from operations of $104.8 million, or 44 cents per share, in the period.

The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for funds from operations of 44 cents per share.

Funds from operations is a closely watched measure in the REIT industry. It takes net income and adds back items such as depreciation and amortization.

The company said it had net income of $123.6 million, or 52 cents per share.

The residential care real estate investment trust posted revenue of $277.2 million in the period, missing Street forecasts. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $277.3 million.

The company's shares have dropped nearly 4 percent since the beginning of the year. The stock has decreased slightly more than 2 percent in the last 12 months.


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