NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) --

Brookdale Senior Living Incorporated

(NYSE:

BKD

) is trading at unusually high volume Thursday with 2.3 million shares changing hands. It is currently at four times its average daily volume and trading up $1.93 (+8.2%) at $25.38 as of 4 p.m. ET.

Brookdale Senior Living has a market cap of $2.9 billion and is part of the

health care

sector and

health services

industry. Shares are up 9.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Brookdale Senior Living Inc., together with its subsidiaries, owns and operates senior living communities in the United States. The company operates retirement centers, assisted living and dementia-care communities, and continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs).

TheStreet Ratings rates Brookdale Senior Living as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance and impressive record of earnings per share growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including generally poor debt management, poor profit margins and weak operating cash flow. You can view the full

Brookdale Senior Living Ratings Report

.

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