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Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE:BKD) Insider Edward A. Fenoglio sold 1,976 shares of Brookdale Senior Living stock on the open market in a transaction dated Wednesday, May 21st. The stock was sold at an average price of $31.85, for a total value of $62,935.60. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 86,318 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,749,228. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link.

Several analysts have recently commented on the stock. Analysts at RBC Capital upgraded shares of Brookdale Senior Living from an “outperform” rating to a “top pick” rating in a research note on Monday. They now have a $42.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $38.00. Separately, analysts at Deutsche Bank reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Brookdale Senior Living in a research note on Tuesday, May 13th. Finally, analysts at Zacks downgraded shares of Brookdale Senior Living from a “neutral” rating to an “underperform” rating in a research note on Monday, May 12th. They now have a $29.30 price target on the stock.

Shares of Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE:BKD) traded up 0.19% during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting $31.91. 722,002 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Brookdale Senior Living has a one year low of $24.42 and a one year high of $34.80. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $31.74 and its 200-day moving average is $30.07. The company’s market cap is $3.983 billion.

Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE:BKD) last released its earnings data on Wednesday, May 7th. The company reported ($0.02) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.06 by $0.08. The company had revenue of $747.30 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $746.76 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.03 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 4.9% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts expect that Brookdale Senior Living will post $0.18 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Brookdale Senior Living Inc (NYSE:BKD) is an owner and operator of senior living communities throughout the United States.

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