Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (NYSE:BKD) does about 1.53M shares in volume on a normal day but saw 2940999 shares change hands in Tuesday trading. The company now has a market cap of 795.68M USD . Its current market price is $4.24, marking a decrease of -4.72% compared to the previous close of $4.45. The 52 week high reached by this stock is $7.70 whilst the lowest price level in 52 weeks is $4.02. The script in recent trading has seen the stock touch a high of $4.575 and a low of $4.18.
Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (BKD) has a 20-day trading average at $4.83 and the current price is -44.94% off the 52-week high compared with 5.49% distance from its 52-week low. The 50-day simple moving average of the closing price is $4.79 and its 200-day simple moving average is $5.54. If we look at the stock’s price movements over the week, volatility stands at 5.69%, which decreases to 4.78% over 1 month. It is also key to look at other market indicators of price movement for the stock, where we see that the relative strength index (RSI) is at 37.08 to suggest the stock is neutral.
6 analysts observing the Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (BKD) stock have set the 12-month price targets for the company’s shares at between $5.00 and $8.20. The consensus objective for the share price is $6.87, suggesting that the stock has a potential upside of 38.28% over the period. The median price target is 39.43% away from the current levels at $7.00.
FactSet Research has provided data showing that 6 brokerages have issued ratings for the stock. 0 analysts have rated it as a sell, while 1 advise that it is a overweight. 1 analysts have rated it as a buy and 3 have advised that investors hold their positions. The consensus recommendation rating is Hold and Wall Street’s advice is for investors to Moderate Buy the stock.
The company shares received a number of brokerage firm price updates over the past month, with the latest being on June 23, 2021 when Stifel resumed the stock to “Buy” and issued a price target of $9.80. Barclays upgraded the stock to “Overweight” from Equal Weight on June 11, 2021 at a price target of $5-$12. Jefferies downgraded its price target at $4.50.
The current price level is -12.40%, -11.63%, and -23.45% away from its SMA20, SMA50, and SMA200 respectively, with the BKD price moving above the 50-day SMA on October 04. Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (BKD) stock is down -3.64% over the week and -4.72% over the past month. Its price is -17.83% year-to-date and -33.85% over the past year.
The stock last released its quarterly earnings report for quarter ended 3/30/2022, with the company’s earnings per share (EPS) of -$0.54 below consensus estimates by -$0.14. The company’s next earnings report is expected on 02/13/2023, with forecasts estimating quarterly EPS at -$0.39 and -$1.46 for whole year. BKD’s earnings per share are forecast to shrink by -170.40% this year and 24.70% over next year. Expected sales for next quarter are $713.85 million, which analysts say will come at $2.78 billion for the current fiscal year and next year at $2.98 billion. In addition, estimates put the company’s current quarterly revenue at an average of $685.5 million.
Its 12-month price target is $7.00. To reach the target analysts have set, the stock logically needs to grow 38.28 percent from here. Of course, the average price target is just what the average analysts believe a stock will be worth in the next 52 weeks, and is only one metric. There are analysts with lower targets than the average, including one bearish Wall Street research firm advocating investors to wait for the price to pull back to $5.00, given the recent momentum. And then, on the bullish side of things, one analyst is expecting the stock to peak at $8.20.
Outstanding shares total 186.76M with insiders holding 2.63% of the shares and institutional holders owning 98.07% of the company’s common stock. The company has a return on investment of -4.10% and return on equity of -14.10%. The beta has a value of 1.48. Price to book ratio is 1.54 and price to sales ratio is 0.30.
BlackRock Event Driven Equity Fun isn’t the only investment manager who changed stakes and is followed by BlackRock Strategic Fds – Global, which added 0.28 million shares to end up with 5,973,951 shares worth $26.29 million. Vanguard Total Stock Market Index raise their holdings by 0.03% in the company over the course of the most recent quarter. It now holds a 2.85% position in Brookdale Senior Living Inc. thanks to 5.33 million shares amounting to $23.45 million.