Shares of Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (NYSE:BKD) saw unusually-strong trading volume on Monday . Approximately 1,860,998 shares changed hands during mid-day trading, a decline of 45% from the previous session’s volume of 3,374,706 shares.The stock last traded at $10.72 and had previously closed at $10.60.

A number of analysts have issued reports on BKD shares. Stifel Nicolaus reduced their price objective on Brookdale Senior Living from $20.00 to $16.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, August 8th. Jefferies Group LLC set a $14.00 price objective on Brookdale Senior Living and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, October 20th. Royal Bank Of Canada reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $19.00 price objective on shares of Brookdale Senior Living in a research note on Friday, October 13th. Stephens set a $16.00 price objective on Brookdale Senior Living and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, November 20th. Finally, ValuEngine downgraded Brookdale Senior Living from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, August 28th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Brookdale Senior Living currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $15.42.

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 (NYSE:BKD) last announced its earnings results on Monday, November 6th. The company reported ($2.22) EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.25) by ($1.97). The company had revenue of $1.17 billion during 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%. Brookdale Senior Living’s revenue for the quarter was down 5.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted ($0.28) EPS. research analysts predict that Brookdale Senior Living Inc. will post -2.11 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Several institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in BKD. Glenview Capital Management LLC boosted its holdings in Brookdale Senior Living by 3.5% during the 2nd quarter. Glenview Capital Management LLC now owns 15,250,718 shares of the company’s stock valued at $224,338,000 after acquiring an additional 520,000 shares during the period. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted its holdings in Brookdale Senior Living by 21.0% during the 3rd quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 11,968,001 shares of the company’s stock valued at $126,862,000 after acquiring an additional 2,080,341 shares during the period. Land & Buildings Investment Management LLC boosted its holdings in Brookdale Senior Living by 55.6% during the 3rd quarter. Land & Buildings Investment Management LLC now owns 5,000,774 shares of the company’s stock valued at $53,008,000 after acquiring an additional 1,787,856 shares during the period. Macquarie Group Ltd. boosted its holdings in Brookdale Senior Living by 18.8% during the 3rd quarter. Macquarie Group Ltd. now owns 4,555,090 shares of the company’s stock valued at $48,284,000 after acquiring an additional 719,740 shares during the period. Finally, State Street Corp boosted its holdings in Brookdale Senior Living by 1.2% during the 2nd quarter. State Street Corp now owns 2,599,350 shares of the company’s stock valued at $38,236,000 after acquiring an additional 29,911 shares during the period.

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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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