Brookdale Senior Living Reaches New 52-Week High (BKD)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE: BKD) hit a new 52-week high Wednesday as it is currently trading at $29.96, above its previous 52-week high of $29.92 with 558,651 shares traded as of 12:51 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 1.2 million shares over the past 30 days.

Brookdale Senior Living has a market cap of $3.56 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are up 15.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

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.

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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, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including generally higher debt management risk and poor profit margins. You can view the full Brookdale Senior Living Ratings Report.

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