Skilled Healthcare Group Stock Gaps Down On Today's Open (SKH)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Shares of Skilled Healthcare Group (NYSE: SKH) were gapping down Wednesday morning with an open price 10.8% lower than Tuesday's closing price. The stock closed at $4.80 Tuesday and opened today's trading at $4.28.

The average volume for Skilled Healthcare Group has been 682,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Skilled Healthcare Group has a market cap of $89.2 million and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are down 46.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Skilled Healthcare Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates skilled nursing facilities, assisted living facilities, hospices, home health providers, and a rehabilitation therapy business. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.1, equal to the average health services industry P/E ratio and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Skilled Healthcare Group as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its generally weak debt management and poor profit margins. You can view the full Skilled Healthcare Group Ratings Report.

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