Capital Fund Management S.A. bought a new position in Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (NYSE:BKD) during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The institutional investor bought 46,952 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $691,000.

Several other large investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Vanguard Group Inc. grew its position in shares of Brookdale Senior Living by 4.5% in the 1st quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 15,387,106 shares of the company’s stock worth $206,649,000 after buying an additional 663,671 shares during the period. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP grew its position in shares of Brookdale Senior Living by 53.1% in the 1st quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 7,136,576 shares of the company’s stock worth $95,843,000 after buying an additional 2,475,820 shares during the period. New South Capital Management Inc. grew its position in shares of Brookdale Senior Living by 26.4% in the 1st quarter. New South Capital Management Inc. now owns 6,205,928 shares of the company’s stock worth $83,345,000 after buying an additional 1,298,098 shares during the period. Wellington Management Group LLP grew its position in shares of Brookdale Senior Living by 125.2% in the 1st quarter. Wellington Management Group LLP now owns 5,241,746 shares of the company’s stock worth $70,398,000 after buying an additional 2,914,451 shares during the period. Finally, Paulson & CO. Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of Brookdale Senior Living in the 1st quarter worth about $67,707,000. 99.66% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

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Shares of Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (BKD) opened at 11.55 on Friday. The company’s 50-day moving average is $12.23 and its 200 day moving average is $13.32. The stock’s market capitalization is $2.15 billion. Brookdale Senior Living Inc. has a 12 month low of $10.65 and a 12 month high of $18.34.

Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE:BKD) last announced its earnings results on Monday, August 7th. The company reported ($0.23) EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.56 by ($0.79). The firm had revenue of $1.19 billion during 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%. The business’s revenue for the quarter was down 5.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted ($0.19) earnings per share. Equities research analysts predict that Brookdale Senior Living Inc. will post $1.80 earnings per share for the current year.

A number of research firms have recently weighed in on BKD. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Brookdale Senior Living from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 10th. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Brookdale Senior Living from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Saturday, August 12th. Stifel Nicolaus reduced their target price on shares of Brookdale Senior Living from $20.00 to $16.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, August 8th. ValuEngine downgraded 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 reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $16.50 target price on shares of Brookdale Senior Living in a research report on Friday, July 14th. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and four have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Brookdale Senior Living has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $16.50.

Brookdale Senior Living 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.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE:BKD)

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