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Latest Movement: Kindred Healthcare (NYSE: KND)

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Kindred Healthcare is in the healthcare sector and is part of the health care providers industry. The company CEO is Benjamin A. Breier. Kindred Healthcare Inc is a healthcare services company that operates through its subsidiaries. It operates hospitals, nursing centers and a contract rehabilitation services business across the United States.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The KND stock showed a previous change of -0.55% with an open at 9.00 and a close of 9.00. It reached an intraday high of 9.05 and a low of 8.95.

PR Newswire:  Heritage Financial Set to Join S&P SmallCap 600

Liquidity:

The stock has a market cap of $821.3m with 91.3m shares outstanding, of which the float is 87.0m shares. Trading volume reached 5,447,422 shares compared to its average volume of 750,269 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is bad, highly speculative and an investor may want to avoid this stock.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, Kindred Healthcare shares returned 0.56% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 0.56%. Over three months, it changed 0.00%. In one year it has changed -23.08% and within that year its 52-week high was 11.90 and its 52-week low was 5.50. KND stock is 63.64% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 8.42 and a 50 day moving average of 8.97. Currently KND stock is trading 6.89% above its 200 day moving average.

SeekingAlpha:  Heritage Financial +2.4% on move to SmallCap 600

Earnings:

The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at -7.98 that ended on 31st of December 2017.The TTM EPS is 0.28, which comes to a TTM PE of 32.14.

Below was the last reported quarterly diluted earnings per share:

1stQtr of 2018 (Reported on 05/08/2018): -0.02
4thQtr of 2017 (Reported on 02/28/2018): -2.14
3rdQtr of 2017 (Reported on 11/06/2017): -1.09
2ndQtr of 2017 (Reported on 08/03/2017): -4.68
1stQtr of 2017 (Reported on 05/03/2017): -0.07

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 4.60% of insider ownership and 88.10% of institutional ownership. Short-interest was 3,143,825, which was 3.44% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio was 5.98. This stock has some short interest, but it may be normal and no cause for concern if long the position.

The current calculated beta is 0.94.

SeekingAlpha:  Heritage Financial +2.4% on move to SmallCap 600

Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is -151.93%, return on assets is -12.23%, profit margin is -5.52%, price-to-sales is 0.18 and price-to-book is 7.17.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 2  :Valuation Score
 2  :Past Performance Score
 5  :Financial Strength Score
 2  :Future Growth Score
 3  :Dividend Score
 2  :Overall Score

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