BKD - Brookdale Senior Living Inc.

NYSE - NYSE Delayed Price. Currency in USD
-0.04 (-0.55%)
At close: 4:01PM EST
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Previous Close7.22
Bid7.19 x 900
Ask7.20 x 2900
Day's Range7.17 - 7.36
52 Week Range5.97 - 8.83
Avg. Volume1,367,541
Market Cap1.333B
Beta (3Y Monthly)1.53
PE Ratio (TTM)N/A
EPS (TTM)-0.24
Earnings DateFeb 11, 2020 - Feb 17, 2020
Forward Dividend & YieldN/A (N/A)
Ex-Dividend Date2008-10-08
1y Target Est9.21
  • Brookdale Announces New EVP/President of Senior Living
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    Brookdale Announces New EVP/President of Senior Living

    Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (NYSE: BKD) announced today that longtime healthcare executive Cindy R. Kent will be joining the company in the newly created position of Executive Vice President & President of Senior Living. Kent joins Brookdale in early January and will report to President & Chief Executive Officer Lucinda M. Baier.

  • 7 Sickly Healthcare Stocks to Avoid

    7 Sickly Healthcare Stocks to Avoid

    If we can be sure of one thing in 2019, it's that not all stocks are created equal.We have seen sectors rise and some of the big names falter all the same. This has certainly been a stock picker's market.And I say that knowing full well that the S&P 500 is up an impressive 26% year-to-date.InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsBut healthcare is a tricky sector because it incorporates a variety of stocks -- from drug companies to hospitals to insurers to medical device makers. All are on different sales calendars and don't march in lockstep.The thing to watch in the sector is how the economy is doing. If people are working then they have more money, and they will use some of that money for healthcare purposes.As far as legislation that can clear up the direction of the U.S. healthcare system, that is a long way away. * 7 Marijuana Penny Stocks That Have Ridiculous Possibilities For now, it's best to stick with only the most powerful stocks the market has to offer -- and avoid the weakest. And the doctor is ordering you to banish these seven sickly healthcare stocks from your portfolio, if you've got them. Healthcare Stocks to Sell: Mednax (MD)Source: IgorGolovniov / Shutterstock.com Mednax (NYSE:MD) is a Florida-based firm that has been supplying physician services for anesthesia, pediatric specialties and newborns since 1976.These contract services have been in big demand for a while, as the healthcare landscape was developing under new "Obamacare" legislation.But those days are passed and healthcare organizations are settling in the current state of limbo. But that means staffing is a bit more predictable and MD's services are finding fewer customers.MD has begun restructuring to get back in step with market conditions. Whether that works or not, remains to be seen. But it's getting downgraded across the board and year-over-year revenue is declining. There's more downside than upside left for this stock. Fresenius Medical Care (FMS)Source: OleksandrShnuryk / Shutterstock.com Fresenius Medical Care (NYSE:FMS) has been doing pretty well this year, relative to the category it finds itself in today.This Germany-based firm specializes in treatment and services for patients with chronic kidney failure and is one of the top providers, along with DaVita (NYSE:DVA). The problem is, while this is a growth sector, especially in the United States, Medicare is tight with its payments, so the margins are low. And solid operating margins are crucial to the profitability standards I set for any investment.In July, President Donald Trump issued an executive order allowing in-home services for kidney dialysis and other treatments and both sector-leading stocks popped.But it may not be FMS that is the biggest winner, especially given the fact that its dialysis clinics and home services would initially add to costs. This is ultimately a win for insurers rather than these specialized companies. * 7 Killer Stocks No One Knows About The stock is only down 3% in the past year, but it's up 13% year-to-date, so this performance is showing a downtrend is still in place. Healthcare Services Group (HCSG)Source: Shutterstock Healthcare Services Group (NASDAQ:HCSG) is a good example of a middling company in the ancillary services sector of the healthcare industry -- including laundry and dietary services for long-term care facilities -- that has been struggling between strength and weakness for a while.It's a good sector and it is a pretty big name in the industry, having been around since 1976. But the dynamics in this sector are shifting, as the insurance industry would prefer to pay to keep people at home, rather than pay for facilities. The same goes for Medicare.Struggles with margins have been ongoing. And then in late October, third-quarter earnings hammered the company. While revenue was in line with expectations, earnings missed by almost 10%. That's not encouraging.It also means analysts cut their price targets moving forward and institutional investors are looking to move their money, further driving down the stock. Brookdale Senior Living (BKD)Source: Pavel Kapysh / Shutterstock.com Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE:BKD) provides senior living communities to more than 75,000 residents. It has been in business since 2005.During that time, BKD has been able to capture the first wave of baby boomers and the tail end of their parents heading into assisted living facilities. And this market looked like it was going to expand for decades as boomers started filling up these facilities in huge numbers.Now, real estate is an area I'd consider crucial to my Growth Investor strategy … if the business model is strong. But along the way, technology has shifted this particular trend. In-home care has increased and there is now more care that can be conducted from homes due to advances in equipment.This means assisted living facilities are under pressure. They proliferated, anticipating a growing base, and now that growth looks to be less than expected. Given the fact that they've dumped huge sums in large campuses, this is not the "sure thing" it was five years ago. * 9 Tantalizing Dividend Stocks for 2020 There will be growing competition in this sector and Medicare and insurers will have some leverage here, all challenging BKD's margins in coming quarters, if not years. HCA Healthcare (HCA)Source: Trismegist san / Shutterstock.com HCA Healthcare (NYSE:HCA) is a for-profit company that operates hospitals, urgent care facilities, outpatient services facilities and the like.It was founded in 1968 and comprises nearly 250,000 employees in 21 states, including 38,000 physicians and 87,000 nurses. It's No. 63 in the Fortune 500.This isn't a stock or company teetering on the brink of existence. But it will be in an increasingly challenging sector moving forward.The graying of America was supposed to be a boon for these types of companies. But the real challenge underneath it all is how Americans pay for all of this increased healthcare.Insurance companies are not interested in expanding the margins for hospital companies. And Medicare is already under pressure for funding as it is; more people in the system won't help its generosity.This is one of those stocks that may not fall significantly, but it won't rise much either. There are simply better places to put your money to work. Cigna (CI)Source: Piotr Swat / Shutterstock.com Cigna (NYSE:CI) is one of the leading health insurers in the U.S. and beyond. It has a $75 billion market capitalization and has been around since 1792. Nope, that not a typo, it's 227 years old.It bought the first insurer in America -- Insurance Company of North America -- in a 1982 merger. That's some serious staying power.Recently, this sector has been under duress because Wall Street was worried that Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren was going to destroy the health insurance industry with her Medicare for All health coverage program.But Warren recently laid out the plan and it looks like such an outcome would be at least three years out if she were to be elected. And that means it would be up for implementation as she ran for a second term, which gives companies even more time. * 10 Cheap Stocks to Buy Under $10 CI and other insurers were all part of a relief rally. But the fact is, the popularity of Medicare for All isn't lost on these big insurers. And it's going to be a tough transition to come up with a better private solution or figure out what to do when the current system transitions. In the meantime, I see much stronger stocks out there. Encompass Health (EHC)Source: Piotr Swat / Shutterstock.com Encompass Health (NYSE:EHC) provides post-acute healthcare services, such as inpatient and in-home rehabilitation as well as hospice care.Basically, it's part of a growth sector that benefits from the graying U.S. population as well as the trend to provide services outside brick-and-mortar corporate facilities.And its home care services are broader than simply rehabilitation. It provides nursing care as well as physical therapy. Also, its physical therapy division is available to people of all ages that are in need of rehabilitation services.The trouble is, this sector is in its early days and the industry is undergoing some volatility, given the vague future of U.S. healthcare policy, and thus, how companies can best adapt.Plus, the enthusiasm for this sector a few years ago has made stocks like EHC relatively expensive, so its valuations aren't in line with the current state of the sector. Wall Street doesn't like surprises, and this sector may be full of them in coming quarters.There are certainly worse stocks out there, but there are also better ones right now. Why I Like Dividend Growth Stocks NowIf you think what happened in the stock market the last few months is wild, just look at the bond market. We've got falling and even negative yields overseas. But as investors retreat to U.S. Treasuries it's causing bizarre effects here, too. Just look at what happened this summer, when the two-year Treasury actually began to yield MORE than the 10-year Treasury. And even the 30-year Treasury can't be relied upon for good yield anymore.So if a stock's earnings picture is uncertain, not only is it going to be volatile, but people are going to look elsewhere seeking income.Meanwhile, other stocks not only earn an "A" in my Portfolio Grader, thanks to strong buying pressure and great fundamentals …The stocks also earn an "A" in my Dividend Grader. These stocks are able to pay great yields -- and have the strong business model to back it up.All in all, I've got 29 strong dividend growth stocks for you now in Growth Investor -- averaging 4% yields -- far more than the S&P 500 or even a Treasury bond. These stocks are poised to do well as we continue to see international capital flow to the U.S. markets. Click here to see how I found these stocks, and how you can get great performance out of YOUR portfolio -- come what may.Louis Navellier had an unconventional start, as a grad student who accidentally built a market-beating stock system -- with returns rivaling even Warren Buffett. In his latest feat, Louis discovered the "Master Key" to profiting from the biggest tech revolution of this (or any) generation. Louis Navellier may hold some of the aforementioned securities in one or more of his newsletters. More From InvestorPlace * 2 Toxic Pot Stocks You Should Avoid * 7 Marijuana Penny Stocks That Have Ridiculous Possibilities * 7 High-Yield ETFs to Buy Now * 4 Dow Jones Industrial Average Stocks to Sell The post 7 Sickly Healthcare Stocks to Avoid appeared first on InvestorPlace.

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  • Is Now The Time To Look At Buying Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (NYSE:BKD)?
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    Is Now The Time To Look At Buying Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (NYSE:BKD)?

    Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (NYSE:BKD), which is in the healthcare business, and is based in United States, received...

  • Tech program with HCA, Nissan backing wins $1 million from state
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    Tech program with HCA, Nissan backing wins $1 million from state

    The program is the latest in a burst of tech education initiatives Nashville has seen in recent months, including one from Amazon.

  • Thomson Reuters StreetEvents

    Edited Transcript of BKD earnings conference call or presentation 5-Nov-19 2:00pm GMT

    Q3 2019 Brookdale Senior Living Inc Earnings Call

  • PR Newswire

    Brookdale to Present at the Stephens Nashville Investment Conference

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. , Nov. 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (NYSE: BKD) ("Brookdale" or the "Company") announced today that Lucinda "Cindy" Baier, President ...

  • Brookdale Senior Living (BKD) Reports Q3 Loss, Tops Revenue Estimates

    Brookdale Senior Living (BKD) Reports Q3 Loss, Tops Revenue Estimates

    Brookdale (BKD) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of -44.83% and 0.24%, respectively, for the quarter ended September 2019. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

  • PR Newswire

    Brookdale Announces Third Quarter 2019 Results

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. , Nov. 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (NYSE: BKD) ("Brookdale" or the "Company") announced results for the quarter ended September 30, 2019. THIRD ...

  • Brookdale Senior Living, Inc. (BKD): Hedge Funds Staying Away
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    Brookdale Senior Living, Inc. (BKD): Hedge Funds Staying Away

    We can judge whether Brookdale Senior Living, Inc. (NYSE:BKD) is a good investment right now by following the lead of some of the best investors in the world and piggybacking their ideas. There's no better way to get these firms' immense resources and analytical capabilities working for us than to follow their lead into their […]

  • Earnings Preview: Brookdale Senior Living (BKD) Q3 Earnings Expected to Decline

    Earnings Preview: Brookdale Senior Living (BKD) Q3 Earnings Expected to Decline

    Brookdale (BKD) doesn't possess the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.

  • PR Newswire

    Brookdale Announces Third Quarter 2019 Earnings Release and Call

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. , Oct. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (NYSE: BKD) announced today that it plans to release its third quarter 2019 financial results after the market closes on Monday, ...

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  • Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (NYSE:BKD) Insiders Increased Their Holdings
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    Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (NYSE:BKD) Insiders Increased Their Holdings

    It is not uncommon to see companies perform well in the years after insiders buy shares. The flip side of that is that...

  • Brookdale's battle over board seats is over. Here's why
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    Brookdale's battle over board seats is over. Here's why

    Land & Buildings' decision ends a tense back-and-forth that began when Brookdale board members James Seward and Jackie Clegg announced they would not seek re-election.

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    Brookdale Senior Living Comments on Withdrawal of Director Nomination by Land & Buildings

    "We thank our stockholders for their support and appreciate their confidence in Brookdale. Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC is serving as financial advisor to Brookdale and Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP is acting as Brookdale's legal advisor. Brookdale Senior Living Inc. is the leading operator of senior living communities throughout the United States.

  • Brookdale says board nominee made 'derogatory' comments about rival female CEO
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    Brookdale says board nominee made 'derogatory' comments about rival female CEO

    The letter cites a ruling which says "HCP's CEO code-named its topping bid strategy as ‘project show me what you got, [yo] mama,’ referring to the female CEO of Ventas."

  • HCP Announces Strategic Portfolio Trades With Brookdale

    HCP Announces Strategic Portfolio Trades With Brookdale

    HCP's mutually-beneficial agreement with Brookdale reduces the operator's concentration in the company's portfolio to 8% and enables transitions to Life Care Services under a highly-incentivized contract.

  • PR Newswire

    Brookdale Senior Living Mails Letter to Stockholders

    Brookdale Board Believes Jay Flaherty Unfit to Serve as Director, Appointment Could Potentially Endanger Company's Relationships with Largest Landlords Highlights the Company's New, Independent and Highly ...

  • Brookdale makes more than $900M in real estate deals
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    Brookdale makes more than $900M in real estate deals

    Following the transactions, which will net Brookdale approximately $208 million, the senior-living giant will own 60% of its facilities.

  • PR Newswire

    Brookdale Enters into Mutually-Beneficial Agreements with HCP

    HCP will acquire Brookdale's 51% equity interest in its unconsolidated CCRC Venture, representing 13 unconsolidated entry fee CCRC communities (5,641 units across 12 campuses), for a gross purchase price of $510 million, generating approximately $277 million net cash proceeds after giving effect to debt and subject to customary working capital proration. Brookdale and HCP agree to jointly market for sale the three remaining unconsolidated entry fee CCRC communities (1,629 units), and Brookdale will receive 51% of the net cash proceeds.

  • PR Newswire

    Brookdale Senior Living Announces Support of Largest Stockholder, Glenview Capital Management

    NASHVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 27, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (BKD) ("Brookdale" or the "Company") today announced that it has entered into a support agreement with Glenview Capital Management ("Glenview"), the Company's largest stockholder. Glenview owned approximately 9.9% of the Company's outstanding common stock as of the close of business on September 9, 2019, the record date for the upcoming 2019 Annual Meeting of Stockholders. Pursuant to the agreement, Glenview will vote all of its shares in favor of both the Company's Class II director nominees, Victoria Freed and Guy Sansone, and with the Board's recommendations on the other proposals at the 2019 Annual Meeting.

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    Brookdale Senior Living Issues Statement Regarding Land & Buildings Letter to Stockholders

    Brookdale is surprised that Land & Buildings attempts to suddenly distance its nominee from the OpCo/PropCo financial engineering plan that Land & Buildings had consistently publicly advocated for since 2018. In its previous public communications, Land & Buildings had explicitly linked its nominee, James ("Jay") F. Flaherty III, with its risky OpCo/PropCo financial engineering plan.