2. As of noon trading, Brookdale Senior Living ( BKD) is up $0.54 (2.4%) to $22.78 on light volume Thus far, 275,942 shares of Brookdale Senior Living exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.5 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $22.27-$23.05 after having opened the day at $22.37 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $22.24.

Brookdale Senior Living Inc. owns and operates senior living communities in the United States. The company owns, leases, and operates retirement centers, assisted living and dementia-care communities, and continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs). Brookdale Senior Living has a market cap of $2.7 billion and is part of the health care sector. The company has a P/E ratio of -48.6, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 28.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Brookdale Senior Living a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Brookdale Senior Living as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, revenue growth and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income, generally higher debt management risk and poor profit margins. Get the full Brookdale Senior Living Ratings Report now.

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