Senior Housing Properties Trust (SNH) has 5,032,235 shares of shorts outstanding as on August 15, 2016, with 3 days left to cover or roll them over. On Jul 29, 2016, the open interest of short positions was 5,787,035 shares. The stock has a decent trading volume of 1,656,093 shares daily. The marginal decrease in the short positions is by -13%, which amounts to -754,800 shares. Short positions are 2.1% of the available float. The short interest information was released on Wednesday Aug 24th after the market close.
Senior Housing Properties Trust (NYSE:SNH): The stock opened at $22.11 on Wednesday but the bulls could not build on the opening and the stock topped out at $22.11 for the day. The stock traded down to $21.64 during the day, due to lack of any buying support eventually closed down at $21.87 with a loss of -1.09% for the day. The stock had closed at $22.11 on the previous day. The total traded volume was 1,084,176 shares.
Senior Housing Properties Trust is a real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company operates through four segments. The first segment includes triple net senior living communities that provide short term and long term residential care and dining services for residents. Properties in this segment include leased independent living communities, assisted living communities and skilled nursing facilities. The second segment includes managed senior living communities that provide residential care and dining services for residents. Properties in this segment include managed independent living communities and assisted living communities. The third segment includes properties where medical related activities occur but where residential overnight stays and dining services are not provided. Properties in this segment include medical office buildings (MOBs). The fourth segment includes the operating results of certain properties that offer fitness, wellness and spa services.