Genesis Healthcare Inc. (GEN) Stock Price Down 4.3%
Genesis Healthcare Inc. (NYSE:GEN) shares were down 4.3% during mid-day trading on Friday . The company traded as low as $2.20 and last traded at $2.20, with a volume of 149,347 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $2.30.
A number of research analysts have weighed in on GEN shares. Bank of America Corp. downgraded shares of Genesis Healthcare from a “neutral” rating to an “underperform” rating in a research report on Monday, May 16th. Royal Bank Of Canada decreased their price objective on shares of Genesis Healthcare from $5.00 to $3.00 and set an “outperform” rating for the company in a research report on Monday, May 16th. Finally, Stephens downgraded shares of Genesis Healthcare from an “overweight” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, May 11th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the stock. Genesis Healthcare currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $3.50.
The firm has a 50-day moving average of $2.10 and a 200-day moving average of $2.06. The company’s market capitalization is $206.08 million.
Genesis Healthcare (NYSE:GEN) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, August 4th. The company reported ($0.26) EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.01 by $0.27. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.14 earnings per share. The company had revenue of $1.44 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.40 billion. Genesis Healthcare’s revenue was up 1.3% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts forecast that Genesis Healthcare Inc. will post ($1.49) earnings per share for the current year.
Genesis Healthcare, Inc, formerly Skilled Healthcare Group, Inc, is a holding company that provides post-acute care. The Company operates through three segments: inpatient services, which includes the operation of skilled nursing facilities and assisted or senior living facilities; rehabilitation therapy services, which includes its integrated and third-party rehabilitation and respiratory therapy services, and all other services, including physician services and other healthcare related services.
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