iKang Healthcare Group Inc (NASDAQ:KANG) shares saw unusually-strong trading volume on Monday . Approximately 3,033,286 shares were traded during trading, an increase of 1,225% from the previous session’s volume of 229,004 shares.The stock last traded at $18.80 and had previously closed at $17.92.

Several research analysts have recently issued reports on KANG shares. BidaskClub raised iKang Healthcare Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, December 22nd. TheStreet raised iKang Healthcare Group from a “d+” rating to a “c” rating in a report on Friday, December 15th.

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The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.22, a quick ratio of 0.78 and a current ratio of 0.80. The company has a market cap of $1,305.51, a price-to-earnings ratio of 470.50 and a beta of 0.26.

iKang Healthcare Group (NASDAQ:KANG) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, December 14th. The medical research company reported $0.29 earnings per share for the quarter. iKang Healthcare Group had a return on equity of 4.53% and a net margin of 3.82%. The business had revenue of $152.42 million during the quarter.

Several institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Deutsche Bank AG lifted its holdings in shares of iKang Healthcare Group by 136.8% in the 4th quarter. Deutsche Bank AG now owns 34,469 shares of the medical research company’s stock valued at $544,000 after purchasing an additional 19,915 shares during the last quarter. SG Americas Securities LLC lifted its holdings in shares of iKang Healthcare Group by 48.7% in the 4th quarter. SG Americas Securities LLC now owns 67,573 shares of the medical research company’s stock valued at $1,068,000 after purchasing an additional 22,139 shares during the last quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC purchased a new stake in shares of iKang Healthcare Group in the 4th quarter valued at about $377,000. Pictet Asset Management Ltd. purchased a new stake in shares of iKang Healthcare Group in the 3rd quarter valued at about $330,000. Finally, California Public Employees Retirement System lifted its holdings in shares of iKang Healthcare Group by 39.5% in the 4th quarter. California Public Employees Retirement System now owns 91,931 shares of the medical research company’s stock valued at $1,453,000 after purchasing an additional 26,031 shares during the last quarter. 33.50% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

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iKang Healthcare Group Company Profile

iKang Healthcare Group, Inc provides preventive healthcare solutions, including a range of medical examinations services and value-added services, including disease screening, dental services and other services in China. The Company’s segments include medical examinations and other medical services, and dental services.

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