Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (BKD): Check on its recent ratings


Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (NYSE:BKD) changes shares on Friday trading session, with a change of -5.80% or -$0.16 shares. The trading starts at $2.71 and closed at $2.76 throughout the day. The trading session low price was $2.55 and day high was $2.73 on Friday, June 26. After the session, the Healthcare sector daily volume shifted to 2.58 million while its average volume is 3.28M. In other hand, the BKD market cap reached to $498.16M. While, its current target price is $2.60 according to WSJ.

Checking out the performance report which defines the increase or decrease of prices for a specific period. For the last 5 trading sessions, its performance is down -7.80% and down -26.55% for month. Its quarterly performance was -20.49% below, while its half year performance is down -62.96%. BKD yearly performance stood at negative -62.37% and fall -64.24% for year-to-date. Current recommendation for Brookdale Senior Living Inc. is 2.20.

Earnings per share or EPS is an important financial measure, which defines the profitability of a company. BKD EPS (TTM) for 12-month is 0.79. EPS for this year is 48.30%, while for the next year its value is -0.99. Sales growth for the current quarter is 0.33 while its EPS Q/Q reached 978.00%. It has an EPS of -7.50% down for past five years and for the next five years will be up 10.00%.

Let’s take a look on the analyst recommendations on BKD for the current month and previous month. For the current month, 2 of 4 analysts recommend stock as Buy while 0 as Sell, 0 as overweight, 0 as underweight and 2 as Hold. As compared with the previous month ratings, 5 analysts participate in stock recommendation. Out of 5, 0 rated it sell, 2 rated it as Buy and 2 as Hold Ratings. On the other hand, target price ranges from $3.00-$6.00. Average target price for BKD was reached at $4.75.

Deerfield Management Company, L.P. (Series C), Glenview Capital Management, LLC and Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) are the top three holders in Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (BKD) stock. On Mar 30, 2020, Deerfield Management Company, L.P. (Series C) has 18.4 million shares which valued 57.42 million. On Mar 30, 2020, Glenview Capital Management, LLC owned 17.63 million shares which valued at 55.02 million. On Mar 30, 2020, Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) has a total of 17.52 million shares which valued at 54.66 million. In the end, Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) have 9.57% shares outstanding of Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (BKD) on Mar 30, 2020. The insider ownership moved to 2.10% and institutional holding shifted to 97.90%.

The company posted an EPS (TTM) of 0.79. According to the most recent quarter report on (Jun 2020), 2 analysts estimated an average EPS of -0.41, while -0.3 EPS posted a year ago period. Analyst Estimated EPS for BKD published in the report was -0.43–0.39 during the same period. Comparing with last year, the average estimated EPS was -0.3 which is lower than 2 which was posted for recent quarter EPS.

A brief look on simple moving average (SMA) that determines the market price can impact a market. The SMA for BKD fall -54.45% for period of 200 days. SMA for 50 days was -20.68% which is showing red signal, while SMA-20 was -22.00%. The moving average value for Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (BKD) is 4.8140 and 3.2591 for 200 and 50 days respectively.

Let’s take a look on the insider transactions, in which multiple shareholders are showing interest in BKD stock. On Mar 20, BUMSTEAD FRANK M, Director, bought 35,000 trading shares at the cost of $1.96, which valued at 68765.0. On Mar 19, Johnson-Mills Rita, Director, bought 4,761 shares at the cost of $2.10, with total shares of 39,897. On Mar 12, WIELANSKY LEE S, Director, bought 14,792 shares at the cost of 3.38. After this transaction, WIELANSKY LEE S total shares reached to 101,338 which valued at 49997.0.