Kindred Healthcare (NYSE: KND) recently received a number of ratings updates from brokerages and research firms:

  • 10/10/2017 – Kindred Healthcare was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating. According to Zacks, “Kindred Healthcare, Inc. is one of the largest providers of long-term healthcare services in the United States. Their health services division provides long-term care services by operating nursing centers and a rehabilitation therapy business, and their hospital division provides long-term acute care services by operating hospitals and an institutional pharmacy business. “
  • 10/10/2017 – Kindred Healthcare had its “neutral” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Mizuho. They now have a $7.50 price target on the stock, down previously from $8.00.
  • 10/4/2017 – Kindred Healthcare was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating. According to Zacks, “Kindred Healthcare, Inc. is one of the largest providers of long-term healthcare services in the United States. Their health services division provides long-term care services by operating nursing centers and a rehabilitation therapy business, and their hospital division provides long-term acute care services by operating hospitals and an institutional pharmacy business. “
  • 9/21/2017 – Kindred Healthcare had its price target lowered by analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada from $9.00 to $7.50. They now have a “sector perform” rating on the stock.
  • 9/21/2017 – Kindred Healthcare had its price target lowered by analysts at Bank of America Corporation from $7.50 to $6.50. They now have an “underperform” rating on the stock.
  • 9/19/2017 – Kindred Healthcare was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating. According to Zacks, “Kindred Healthcare, Inc. is one of the largest providers of long-term healthcare services in the United States. Their health services division provides long-term care services by operating nursing centers and a rehabilitation therapy business, and their hospital division provides long-term acute care services by operating hospitals and an institutional pharmacy business. “
  • 9/18/2017 – Kindred Healthcare had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Deutsche Bank AG. They now have a $9.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $10.00.
  • 8/30/2017 – Kindred Healthcare was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating. According to Zacks, “Kindred Healthcare, Inc. is one of the largest providers of long-term healthcare services in the United States. Their health services division provides long-term care services by operating nursing centers and a rehabilitation therapy business, and their hospital division provides long-term acute care services by operating hospitals and an institutional pharmacy business. “

Kindred Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE KND) traded up 1.65% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting $6.15. The stock had a trading volume of 1,025,726 shares. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $7.08 and its 200-day moving average price is $9.03. The stock’s market cap is $535.17 million. Kindred Healthcare, Inc. has a 1-year low of $5.50 and a 1-year high of $11.90.

Kindred Healthcare (NYSE:KND) last released its earnings results on Thursday, August 3rd. The health services provider reported $0.19 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.16 by $0.03. The company had revenue of $1.53 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.59 billion. Kindred Healthcare had a positive return on equity of 3.49% and a negative net margin of 16.31%. Kindred Healthcare’s quarterly revenue was down 4.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.38 earnings per share. On average, equities analysts expect that Kindred Healthcare, Inc. will post $0.22 earnings per share for the current year.

Kindred Healthcare, Inc, incorporated on March 27, 1998, is a healthcare services company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, operates transitional care (TC) hospitals, a home health, hospice and community care business, inpatient rehabilitation hospitals (IRFs), a contract rehabilitation services business, nursing centers and assisted living facilities across the United States.

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