Kindred Healthcare Stock Gaps Down On Today's Open (KND)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Shares of Kindred Healthcare (NYSE: KND) were gapping down Friday morning with an open price 15.3% lower than Thursday's closing price. The stock closed at $12.49 Thursday and opened today's trading at $10.58.

The average volume for Kindred Healthcare has been 914,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Kindred Healthcare has a market cap of $596.3 million and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are up 6.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Kindred Healthcare, Inc. operates as a 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 13.8, above the average health services industry P/E ratio of 11.8 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Kindred Healthcare as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth and reasonable valuation levels. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and weak operating cash flow. You can view the full Kindred Healthcare Ratings Report.

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