Brookdale Senior Living Rises On Unusually High Volume (BKD)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE: BKD) is trading at unusually high volume Thursday with 2.4 million shares changing hands. It is currently at two times its average daily volume and trading up $2.36 (+9%) at $28.46 as of 1:06 p.m. ET.

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Brookdale Senior Living has a market cap of $3.17 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are up 3% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Brookdale Senior Living Inc. owns and operates senior living communities in the United States. It operates in six segments: Retirement Centers, Assisted Living, Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRCs) Rental, CCRCs-Entry Fee, Innovative Senior Care, and Management Services.

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. You can view the full Brookdale Senior Living Ratings Report.

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