Stephens set a $16.00 target price on Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (NYSE:BKD) in a research report released on Monday. The brokerage currently has a buy rating on the stock.

Other analysts have also issued research reports about the company. Stifel Nicolaus lowered their target price on Brookdale Senior Living from $16.00 to $14.00 and set a buy rating on the stock in a report on Tuesday, November 7th. Jefferies Group LLC set a $14.00 target price on Brookdale Senior Living and gave the company a buy rating in a report on Friday, October 20th. Royal Bank Of Canada reissued a buy rating and issued a $19.00 target price on shares of Brookdale Senior Living in a report on Friday, October 13th. ValuEngine lowered Brookdale Senior Living from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report on Monday, August 28th. Finally, BidaskClub lowered Brookdale Senior Living from a sell rating to a strong sell rating in a report on Saturday, August 12th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company. Brookdale Senior Living has a consensus rating of Hold and an average target price of $15.42.

Brookdale Senior Living (BKD) opened at $10.61 on Monday. The company has a quick ratio of 0.83, a current ratio of 0.83 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.23. Brookdale Senior Living has a twelve month low of $8.78 and a twelve month high of $16.31.

Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE:BKD) last posted its earnings results on Monday, November 6th. The company reported ($2.22) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.25) by ($1.97). The firm had revenue of $1.17 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.16 billion. Brookdale Senior Living had a negative net margin of 17.85% and a negative return on equity of 0.79%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was down 5.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company posted ($0.28) EPS. research analysts anticipate that Brookdale Senior Living will post -2.11 earnings per share for the current year.

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A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in BKD. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans purchased a new position in Brookdale Senior Living during the first quarter worth about $201,000. State Street Corp lifted its position in Brookdale Senior Living by 3.5% during the first quarter. State Street Corp now owns 2,569,439 shares of the company’s stock worth $34,502,000 after buying an additional 87,198 shares during the period. Bank of Montreal Can lifted its position in Brookdale Senior Living by 29.5% during the second quarter. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 185,617 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,731,000 after buying an additional 42,332 shares during the period. Aperio Group LLC lifted its position in Brookdale Senior Living by 12.3% during the second quarter. Aperio Group LLC now owns 30,468 shares of the company’s stock worth $448,000 after buying an additional 3,335 shares during the period. Finally, Quantitative Systematic Strategies LLC purchased a new position in Brookdale Senior Living during the second quarter worth about $169,000.

About Brookdale Senior Living

Brookdale Senior Living Inc operates senior living communities in the United States. The Company operates independent living, assisted living and dementia-care communities, and continuing care retirement centers (CCRCs). It operates through five segments: Retirement Centers; Assisted Living; CCRCs-Rental; Brookdale Ancillary Services and Management Services.

Analyst Recommendations for Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE:BKD)

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