News stories about Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE:BKD) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Brookdale Senior Living earned a news impact score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the company an impact score of 46.1306836619377 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
These are some of the news headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:
A number of equities research analysts have recently commented on BKD shares. Jefferies Financial Group set a $9.00 price objective on shares of Brookdale Senior Living and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, February 23rd. Royal Bank of Canada downgraded shares of Brookdale Senior Living from an “outperform” rating to a “sector perform” rating and dropped their target price for the company from $13.00 to $8.00 in a research report on Tuesday, February 27th. Stephens reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $12.00 target price on shares of Brookdale Senior Living in a research report on Tuesday, March 6th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Brookdale Senior Living from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, April 6th. Finally, JMP Securities dropped their target price on shares of Brookdale Senior Living from $16.00 to $9.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research report on Friday, April 13th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $9.08.
Shares of Brookdale Senior Living stock traded up $0.12 during trading on Friday, reaching $9.40. 19,836,229 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 2,627,118. The company has a quick ratio of 0.84, a current ratio of 0.84 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 4.20. Brookdale Senior Living has a 1-year low of $6.28 and a 1-year high of $15.29. The company has a market capitalization of $1.74 billion, a PE ratio of -12.05 and a beta of 1.78.
Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE:BKD) last released its earnings results on Monday, May 7th. The company reported ($0.35) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.22) by ($0.13). Brookdale Senior Living had a negative net margin of 19.13% and a negative return on equity of 10.81%. The company had revenue of $1.19 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.16 billion. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned ($0.68) EPS. The firm’s revenue was down 2.4% on a year-over-year basis. sell-side analysts expect that Brookdale Senior Living will post -0.95 EPS for the current fiscal year.
Brookdale Senior Living Company Profile
Brookdale Senior Living Inc owns and operates senior living communities in the United States. It operates through five segments: Retirement Centers, Assisted Living, CCRCs ? Rental, Brookdale Ancillary Services, and Management Services. The Retirement Centers segment owns or leases communities comprising independent living and assisted living units in a single community that are primarily designed for middle to upper income senior citizens.
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