What do Insider Trends Have to Say About Kindred Healthcare, Inc. (KND)?

What do Insider Trends Have to Say About Kindred Healthcare, Inc. (KND)?

Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company. Therefore 20% are positive. The sales growth rate for a stock is a measure of how the stock's sales per share (SPS) has grown over a specific period of time. The firm has "Hold" rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Monday, September 18. (KND) traded down $0.40 during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting $9.10. (NYSE:KND). 8.27M are held by Wellington Mgmt Gp Llp. (Humana) (headquartered in Louisville, KY) (NYSE:HUM) and its insurance subsidiaries remain unchanged following the announcement that Humana has an agreement to acquire a 40 percent minority interest in the home healthcare provider Kindred at Home. Kindred Healthcare presently has an average rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $9.07. The stock has "Market Perform" rating by Wells Fargo on Thursday, November 5. Barclays Capital maintained the shares of KND in report on Friday, November 6 with "Overweight" rating. A similar deal by Anthem Inc.to buy Cigna was also blocked at the time. The company was maintained on Thursday, January 14 by Mizuho.

The bad news is analysts don't believe there's a room for Kindred Healthcare, Inc. The share last price represents downtick move of -20.17% in value from company's 52-Week high price and shows 72.73% above change in value from its 52-Week low price. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.05 EPS. The health services provider reported ($0.11) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.19) by $0.08. The stock decreased 0.28% or $0.025 during the last trading session, reaching $9.075. Kindred Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:KND) has declined 11.89% since December 21, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 28.59% the S&P500. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 6.22, a current ratio of 1.55 and a quick ratio of 1.53.

Investors Bancorp, Inc. (ISBC) exchanged hands at an unexpectedly high level of 3.98 million shares over the course of the day. 26 funds opened positions while 60 raised stakes. (NASDAQ:PACB). Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) holds 0% or 2,957 shares in its portfolio. Alps Advsr owns 29,178 shares.

For more information about research offerings from Zacks Investment Research, visit Zacks.com Receive News & Ratings for Kindred Healthcare Inc. (NYSE:KND). Bogle Mngmt Ltd Partnership De holds 0.5% or 593,860 shares.

Causby will serve as CEO of Kindred at Home, and the specialty hospital company, Kindred Healthcare, will be providing support functions for Kindred at Home for a transitional period. (NYSE:KND) for 840,450 shares. Bartlett & Co Ltd Liability Co reported 2,080 shares. (NYSE:KND). Massachusetts Ma holds 0% or 106,611 shares. Gamco Investors Et Al reported 458,446 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. The business's revenue was down 5.5% compared to the same quarter last year. sell-side analysts forecast that Kindred Healthcare, Inc. will post 0.32 earnings per share for the current year. Los Angeles Cap & Equity has 273,403 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Schwab Charles Invest Management, California-based fund reported 1.23M shares. It will not have a stake in the second Kindred unit. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System grew its stake in Kindred Healthcare by 0.6% during the 2nd quarter. (NYSE:KND). Alliancebernstein Lp has 0% invested in Kindred Healthcare, Inc.

The deal comes after competitors Aetna Inc. and UnitedHealth Group Inc announced deals that will expand the reach of those insurers into healthcare services in locations and sites that charge less than hospitals. Leading up to this report, we have seen a 14.37% rise in the stock price over the last 30 days and a 45.24% increase over the past 3 months. It operates in six divisions: Hospitals, Home Health Services, Hospice Services, Kindred Hospital Rehabilitation Services, RehabCare, and Nursing Centers.

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