Somewhat Positive Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Brookdale Senior Living (BKD) Share Price

Media stories about Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE:BKD) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Brookdale Senior Living earned a media sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the company an impact score of 45.8912591236929 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.

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

BKD has been the subject of several recent research reports. Jefferies Group set a $14.00 price target on Brookdale Senior Living and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, October 20th. Royal Bank of Canada reduced their target price on Brookdale Senior Living from $16.00 to $13.00 and set an “outperform” rating for the company in a research report on Wednesday, November 8th. Stifel Nicolaus reduced their target price on Brookdale Senior Living from $16.00 to $14.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research report on Tuesday, November 7th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Brookdale Senior Living from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, December 18th. Finally, Stephens set a $16.00 target price on Brookdale Senior Living and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, November 20th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has given a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $14.60.

Brookdale Senior Living (BKD) traded down $0.34 during trading on Thursday, reaching $9.92. The company had a trading volume of 929,440 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,685,087. Brookdale Senior Living has a twelve month low of $8.78 and a twelve month high of $16.23. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.23, a quick ratio of 0.83 and a current ratio of 0.83. The stock has a market capitalization of $1,860.00, a PE ratio of -2.16 and a beta of 1.64.

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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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