NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) --

Kindred Healthcare

(NYSE:

KND

) hit a new 52-week high Tuesday as it traded at $25.79 compared with its previous 52-Week high of $25.72. Kindred Healthcare is changing hands at $25.73 with 466,869 shares traded as of 12:27 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 713,600 shares over the past 30 days.

Kindred Healthcare has a market cap of $992.5 million and is part of the

health care

sector and

health services

industry. Shares are up 36.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Kindred Healthcare, Inc. operates as a FORTUNE 500 healthcare services company in the United States. It operates in three divisions: Hospital, Health Services, and Rehabilitation. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.7, equal to the average health services industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 23.2.

TheStreet Ratings rates Kindred Healthcare as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, increase in net income and revenue growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity, weak operating cash flow and poor profit margins. You can view the full

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