Barclays initiated coverage on shares of Capital Senior Living (NYSE:CSU) in a research note published on Tuesday, BenzingaRatingsTable reports. The firm issued an underweight rating and a $3.00 price objective on the stock.

A number of other research analysts have also weighed in on the stock. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Capital Senior Living from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating in a research note on Thursday, August 1st. JMP Securities reduced their price objective on shares of Capital Senior Living from $7.00 to $6.00 and set a market outperform rating for the company in a research note on Friday, August 30th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Capital Senior Living from a hold rating to a strong-buy rating and set a $4.50 price objective for the company in a research note on Monday, August 26th. CIBC reiterated an average rating on shares of Capital Senior Living in a research note on Monday, August 12th. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada reiterated an average rating and issued a $1.45 price objective on shares of Capital Senior Living in a research note on Tuesday, August 6th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating, two have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. Capital Senior Living has an average rating of Hold and a consensus price target of $3.99.

Capital Senior Living stock opened at $4.12 on Tuesday. Capital Senior Living has a 1-year low of $3.48 and a 1-year high of $10.33. The company has a current ratio of 0.54, a quick ratio of 0.54 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 51.53. The firm has a 50 day simple moving average of $4.63 and a 200 day simple moving average of $4.53.

Capital Senior Living (NYSE:CSU) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 8th. The company reported ($0.27) earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.35) by $0.08. Capital Senior Living had a negative net margin of 13.73% and a negative return on equity of 77.25%. The business had revenue of $113.13 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $114.81 million. Analysts anticipate that Capital Senior Living will post -1.14 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

In other news, major shareholder Sam Levinson purchased 7,833 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, June 14th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $4.30 per share, with a total value of $33,681.90. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Over the last three months, insiders acquired 1,150,010 shares of company stock valued at $5,597,199. Insiders own 18.60% of the company’s stock.

Large investors have recently made changes to their positions in the business. Marshall Wace LLP bought a new stake in shares of Capital Senior Living during the 1st quarter worth $26,000. Bank of Montreal Can lifted its holdings in shares of Capital Senior Living by 301.9% during the 1st quarter. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 6,647 shares of the company’s stock worth $27,000 after acquiring an additional 4,993 shares during the last quarter. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC lifted its holdings in shares of Capital Senior Living by 921.1% during the 2nd quarter. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC now owns 5,963 shares of the company’s stock worth $30,000 after acquiring an additional 5,379 shares during the last quarter. Aperio Group LLC bought a new stake in shares of Capital Senior Living during the 2nd quarter worth $32,000. Finally, Walleye Trading LLC bought a new stake in shares of Capital Senior Living during the 2nd quarter worth $50,000. 74.48% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Capital Senior Living Company Profile

Capital Senior Living Corporation develops, owns, operates, and manages senior housing communities in the United States. The company provides senior living services to the elderly, including independent living, assisted living, and memory care services. Its independent living services comprise daily meals, transportation, social and recreational activities, laundry, housekeeping, and 24-hour staffing; and access to health screenings, periodic special services, and dietary and similar programs, as well as exercise and fitness classes.

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