Diversified Healthcare Trust (NASDAQ:DHC) has received a consensus rating of “Hold” from the eight ratings firms that are covering the firm, Marketbeat reports. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, five have assigned a hold recommendation and one has assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average twelve-month price objective among brokers that have covered the stock in the last year is $10.17.

A number of analysts recently weighed in on the stock. Raymond James upgraded shares of Diversified Healthcare Trust from an “underperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a research note on Tuesday, January 7th. Bank of America assumed coverage on shares of Diversified Healthcare Trust in a research note on Monday, October 14th. They set an “underperform” rating for the company. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Diversified Healthcare Trust from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, December 24th. ValuEngine cut shares of Diversified Healthcare Trust from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, November 7th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Diversified Healthcare Trust from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, December 5th.

Shares of NASDAQ DHC traded up $0.06 during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $8.37. The company had a trading volume of 6,902 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,708,326. The company has a current ratio of 2.09, a quick ratio of 2.09 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.23. The firm has a 50 day simple moving average of $7.83 and a two-hundred day simple moving average of $8.49. The stock has a market cap of $1.99 billion, a P/E ratio of 5.26, a PEG ratio of 1.81 and a beta of 0.54. Diversified Healthcare Trust has a 52-week low of $7.05 and a 52-week high of $14.31.

A number of large investors have recently bought and sold shares of DHC. Parallel Advisors LLC increased its holdings in Diversified Healthcare Trust by 118.8% during the 3rd quarter. Parallel Advisors LLC now owns 3,790 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $35,000 after acquiring an additional 2,058 shares in the last quarter. Flagship Harbor Advisors LLC grew its holdings in shares of Diversified Healthcare Trust by 895.2% during the third quarter. Flagship Harbor Advisors LLC now owns 5,225 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $48,000 after buying an additional 4,700 shares in the last quarter. US Bancorp DE grew its holdings in shares of Diversified Healthcare Trust by 30.8% during the second quarter. US Bancorp DE now owns 9,013 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $74,000 after buying an additional 2,120 shares in the last quarter. Quadrant Capital Group LLC grew its holdings in shares of Diversified Healthcare Trust by 16.4% during the third quarter. Quadrant Capital Group LLC now owns 8,921 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $78,000 after buying an additional 1,258 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. grew its holdings in shares of Diversified Healthcare Trust by 101.5% during the second quarter. Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. now owns 11,388 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $94,000 after buying an additional 5,735 shares in the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 73.00% of the company’s stock.

Diversified Healthcare Trust Company Profile

Diversified Healthcare Trust (Nasdaq: DHC) is a healthcare Real Estate Investment Trust, or REIT, which owns office buildings leased to medical providers, medical related businesses, clinics and biotech laboratory tenants; senior living communities; as well as wellness centers.

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