Media stories about Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE:BKD) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. Accern identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Brookdale Senior Living earned a media sentiment score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the company an impact score of 46.6778097734053 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

These are some of the media stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s scoring:

Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE BKD) traded down 0.50% on Friday, reaching $11.99. 141,993 shares of the company traded hands. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $13.77 and a 200-day moving average of $13.79. Brookdale Senior Living has a one year low of $10.65 and a one year high of $18.34. The stock’s market capitalization is $2.23 billion.

Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE:BKD) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday, August 7th. The company reported ($0.23) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.56 by $0.79. The business had revenue of $1.19 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.14 billion. Brookdale Senior Living had a positive return on equity of 6.00% and a negative net margin of 10.14%. Brookdale Senior Living’s quarterly revenue was down 5.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted ($0.19) earnings per share. On average, analysts anticipate that Brookdale Senior Living will post $1.80 EPS for the current year.

Several brokerages have recently commented on BKD. BidaskClub cut shares of Brookdale Senior Living from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Saturday, August 12th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Brookdale Senior Living from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 10th. Stifel Nicolaus lowered 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 report on Tuesday, August 8th. ValuEngine cut shares of Brookdale Senior Living from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, June 2nd. Finally, Jefferies Group LLC reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Brookdale Senior Living in a research report on Tuesday, May 2nd. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $18.29.

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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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