Genesis Healthcare Inc. (NYSE:GEN) fell 2.5% during mid-day trading on Thursday . The stock traded as low as $2.27 and last traded at $2.35, with a volume of 128,915 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at $2.41.

Several research firms have recently issued reports on GEN. Stephens lowered shares of Genesis Healthcare from an “overweight” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, May 11th. Royal Bank Of Canada decreased their price target on shares of Genesis Healthcare from $5.00 to $3.00 and set an “outperform” rating on the stock in a research note on Monday, May 16th. Finally, Bank of America Corp. lowered shares of Genesis Healthcare from a “neutral” rating to an “underperform” rating in a research note on Monday, May 16th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Genesis Healthcare presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $3.50.

The company’s market cap is $212.38 million. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $2.15 and its 200 day moving average price is $2.09.

Genesis Healthcare (NYSE:GEN) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 4th. The company reported ($0.26) EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.01 by $0.27. The business had revenue of $1.44 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.40 billion. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 1.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.14 EPS. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that Genesis Healthcare Inc. will post ($1.49) earnings per share for the current fiscal 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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