Brookdale Senior Living (BKD) Earns News Sentiment Rating of 0.09

Media headlines about Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE:BKD) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Brookdale Senior Living earned a media sentiment score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the company an impact score of 46.7663913529967 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

Here are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:

Shares of Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE:BKD) traded down $0.01 during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting $10.35. 1,354,600 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 3,403,140. The company has a quick ratio of 0.83, a current ratio of 0.83 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.23. Brookdale Senior Living has a 12 month low of $8.78 and a 12 month high of $16.31.

Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE:BKD) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Monday, November 6th. The company reported ($2.22) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.25) by ($1.97). The company had revenue of $1.17 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.16 billion. Brookdale Senior Living had a negative return on equity of 0.79% and a negative net margin of 17.85%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 5.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned ($0.28) EPS. equities analysts forecast that Brookdale Senior Living will post -2.11 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Several equities research analysts have commented on the stock. Stephens set a $16.00 price objective on shares of Brookdale Senior Living and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Brookdale Senior Living from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 10th. BidaskClub lowered shares of Brookdale Senior Living from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Saturday, August 12th. Stifel Nicolaus decreased their price target on shares of Brookdale Senior Living from $20.00 to $16.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research note on Tuesday, August 8th. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada decreased their price target on shares of Brookdale Senior Living from $16.00 to $13.00 and set an “outperform” rating for the company in a research note on Wednesday, November 8th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and five have issued a buy rating to the stock. Brookdale Senior Living presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $15.42.

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About Brookdale Senior Living

Brookdale Senior Living Inc operates senior living communities in the United States. The Company operates independent living, assisted living and dementia-care communities, and continuing care retirement centers (CCRCs). It operates through five segments: Retirement Centers; Assisted Living; CCRCs-Rental; Brookdale Ancillary Services and Management Services.

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