Brookdale Senior Living (BKD) Given Daily Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.07

Headlines about Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE:BKD) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Brookdale Senior Living earned a media sentiment score of 0.07 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the company an impact score of 46.7208452694413 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

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

Several equities research analysts have weighed in on the stock. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Brookdale Senior Living from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 10th. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Brookdale Senior Living from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Saturday, August 12th. Stifel Nicolaus lowered their target price 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. Stephens set a $16.00 target price on shares of Brookdale Senior Living and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, November 20th. Finally, Jefferies Group restated a “buy” rating and issued a $15.50 target price (down from $16.50) on shares of Brookdale Senior Living in a research note on Monday, October 2nd. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company. Brookdale Senior Living presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $15.42.

Shares of Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE:BKD) opened at $10.60 on Wednesday. Brookdale Senior Living has a one year low of $8.78 and a one year high of $16.31. The company has a current ratio of 0.83, a quick ratio of 0.83 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.23.

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

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Brookdale Senior Living Company Profile

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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