Media coverage about Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE:BKD) has been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Brookdale Senior Living earned a news sentiment score of 0.04 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the company an impact score of 46.3084336089575 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.

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

Shares of Brookdale Senior Living (BKD) opened at $9.82 on Monday. Brookdale Senior Living has a one year low of $8.78 and a one year high of $16.31. The company has a current ratio of 0.83, a quick ratio of 0.83 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.23.

Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE:BKD) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Monday, November 6th. The company reported ($2.22) earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.25) by ($1.97). The company had revenue of $1.17 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.16 billion. Brookdale Senior Living had a negative return on equity of 0.79% and a negative net margin of 17.85%. The company’s revenue was down 5.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted ($0.28) earnings per share. sell-side analysts expect that Brookdale Senior Living will post -2.11 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Several research analysts have commented on BKD shares. Stifel Nicolaus decreased their target price on shares of 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. Jefferies Group set a $14.00 target price on shares of Brookdale Senior Living and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, October 20th. Royal Bank Of Canada restated a “buy” rating and issued a $19.00 target price on shares of Brookdale Senior Living in a research report on Friday, October 13th. Stephens set a $16.00 target price on shares of Brookdale Senior Living and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, November 20th. Finally, ValuEngine cut shares of Brookdale Senior Living from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report 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. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $15.42.

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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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