Headlines about Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE:BKD) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to 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 assigned news coverage about the company an impact score of 46.4756403149391 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.

Here are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern’s rankings:

BKD has been the topic of a number of research analyst reports. ValuEngine downgraded Brookdale Senior Living from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Sunday, September 3rd. Jefferies Group LLC restated a “buy” rating and issued a $15.50 target price (down previously from $16.50) on shares of Brookdale Senior Living in a research report on Monday, October 2nd. Royal Bank Of Canada reduced their target price on Brookdale Senior Living from $16.00 to $13.00 and set an “outperform” rating on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, November 8th. BidaskClub downgraded Brookdale Senior Living from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Saturday, August 12th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus reduced their target price on Brookdale Senior Living from $16.00 to $14.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, November 7th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and five have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $15.42.

Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE BKD) traded down $0.01 on Friday, reaching $10.60. The company had a trading volume of 355,014 shares, compared to its average volume of 3,721,845. Brookdale Senior Living has a 1 year low of $8.78 and a 1 year high of $16.31. 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 released its earnings results on Monday, November 6th. The company reported ($2.22) EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.25) by ($1.97). Brookdale Senior Living had a negative return on equity of 0.79% and a negative net margin of 17.85%. The company had revenue of $1.17 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.16 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned ($0.28) earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 5.9% compared to the same quarter last year. research analysts forecast that Brookdale Senior Living will post -2.11 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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About Brookdale Senior Living

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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