FAQs

What is the ticker symbol and exchange that the company trades under?

Our stock is traded on the Nasdaq exchange under the trading symbol FVE.

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When did you go public?

FVE began trading publicly on January 2, 2002.

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When does your fiscal year end?

FVE’s fiscal year ends on December 31.

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When is FVE’s annual meeting of stockholders?

Please visit our Annual Reports section of the website.

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What is your cusip?

FVE’s CUSIP is 33832D205.

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How can I purchase your stock?

FVE Shares must be purchased through a registered broker.

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Where is FVE’s corporate headquarters?

Five Star Senior Living Inc.
400 Centre Street
Newton, MA 02458-2076

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Who is your stock transfer agent?

EQ Shareowner Services
1110 Centre Pointe Curve, Suite 101
Mendota Heights, MN 55120-4100
Phone: 855-235-0843
www.shareowneronline.com

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Who are your independent accountants/auditors?

RSM US LLP
80 City Square
Boston, MA 02129

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Who is your corporate counsel?

Sullivan & Worcester LLP
One Post Office Square
Boston, MA 02109
Phone: 617-338-2800

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How can I be notified of new developments at FVE?

Investors can register for FVE’s email alerts by visiting Email Alerts.

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Who are FVE’s Executives, members of the Company’s Board of Directors and the audit committee members?

Please visit Management and Board under the Leadership section of our website.

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How can I receive a copy of FVE’s most recent quarterly financial results?

Our financial results can be found under the quarterly results section of our website where you can download and print current and historical documents.

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Who is DHC? What is its relationship to FVE?

Five Star was originally organized as a subsidiary of Diversified Healthcare Trust (or, “DHC”). In 2001, DHC distributed substantially all of its Five Star common shares to its underlying shareholders resulting in a spin-off of FVE.

Diversified Healthcare Trust is a real estate investment trust, or REIT, which owns healthcare related properties including medical office and life science properties, senior living communities and other healthcare related properties throughout the United States. Five Star manages most of DHC’s senior living communities under a management agreement structure. DHC owns approximately 33% of Five Star’s outstanding shares.

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Who is The RMR Group LLC? What is its relationship with FVE?

RMR LLC, the operating subsidiary of The RMR Group Inc. (Nasdaq: RMR), provides management services to FVE and FVE pays RMR LLC fees for those services based on a percentage of revenues, as defined under the business management agreement with RMR LLC.

RMR is an alternative asset management company that was founded in 1986 to manage real estate companies and related businesses. RMR primarily provides management services to four publicly traded equity real estate investment trusts, or REITs, and three real estate related operating businesses. In addition to providing management services to Five Star, it also provides management services to TravelCenters of America LLC, a publicly traded operator and franchisor of travel centers along the U.S. Interstate Highway System (including all the travel centers that SVC owns), convenience stores and restaurants and Sonesta International Hotels Corporation, a privately owned operator and franchisor of hotels (including some of the hotels that SVC owns) and cruise ships. RMR also manages, Diversified Healthcare Trust, a REIT that primarily owns medical office and life science properties, senior living communities and other healthcare related properties, Service Properties Trust, a REIT focused on owning hotels and retail focused net lease properties, Office Properties Income Trust, a REIT focused on owning, operating and leasing buildings primarily leased to single tenants and those with high credit quality characteristics like government entities, and Industrial Logistics Properties Trust, a REIT that owns and leases industrial and logistics properties. RMR also manages publicly traded securities of real estate companies, a publicly traded mortgage REIT and private commercial real estate debt funds through wholly owned SEC registered investment advisory subsidiaries.

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