Investment Potential for Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (BKD): A Closer Look

    BUMSTEAD FRANK M, Director, added 10,000 shares of Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (BKD) to its portfolio at the rate of $6.12 per share valuing $61,214 on Jun 03. The insider has now 201,019 shares of the company to its portfolio. Currently, the 1st Resistance Point for this stock is $7.47, with a 2nd Resistance Point sitting at $7.57. Meanwhile, this company’s stock has a 1st Support Level at $7.25 and a 2nd Support Level at $7.14. Before making a move on any particular stock, readers often pay close attention to support and resistance markers. The last reported price for shares of Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (BKD) was $7.37. Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (BKD) stock has gained $0.02, or 0.27%, in the past five days. In the last full month, these shares have lost -$0.39, or -5.03%. In the past three months, this stock’s price has fallen by -$0.68, or -8.45%. This year-to-date, Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (BKD) shares have gained $0.67, or 10.00%.

    Analyzing price projection indicators is a helpful way to determine whether a potential stock buy is a wise choice for profits in the short term, medium term, and long term. For Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (BKD) stock, 50% of short-term indicators suggest that these shares are a “ Sell .” Meanwhile, 50% of medium-term indicators point to this stock being a “ Buy .” Looking further ahead, Hold % of long-term indicators suggest that this stock is a “.”

    With 185,542 K shares outstanding, this company currently has a market capitalization of $1,348,890K. Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (BKD) generates $4,531 M in annual sales, amounting to annual net income of -$528,260 K. This stock has generated a 1-Year Total Return of -16.72%, a 3-Year Total Return of -39.67%, and a 5-year Total Return of -78.17%. This stock’s 5-Year Dividend Growth is 0.00%, with its most recent dividend valued at $0.250 per share on 10/08/08. Its Annual Dividend Yield is 0.00%, and its Annual Dividend Rate is 0.00.

    In the most recently-reported fiscal quarter, which ended in 09/19, Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (BKD) reported earnings of -$0.42 per share. Wall Street analysts, on average, were expecting the company to report earnings of -$0.29 per share, representing a -0.13 difference and -44.83% surprise. In the previous quarter ending in 06/19, the reported earnings of -$0.30 represented a -0.02 difference from the consensus estimate calling for -$0.28 per share, which was a -7.14% surprise.

    For the current fiscal quarter, which is set to end in 12/2019, the average earnings estimate is -$0.25 per share. This estimate came from a total of 3 Wall Street Analysts. Of those market experts, the high estimate was -$0.22 and the low estimate was -$0.27. In the year-ago quarter, Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (BKD) generated per-share earnings of -$0.21. If the analysts are correct about the current quarter’s earnings, the growth will be -19.05%.

    Turning our focus now to insider trading activity, there have been 1 purchases (1,182 shares in total) and 0 sale (0 shares in total) in the last 3 months. In the last 6 months, there have been 6 insider buys amounting to 60,123 shares and 3 insider sales amounting to 93,219 shares. In the past full year, 49 insider purchases were made (involving 1,289,851 shares) and 22 insider sell-offs equivalent to 410,818 shares.

    Moving onto liquidity, Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (BKD) has a Current Ratio of 1.00, a Quick Ratio of 1.00 and a Cash Ratio of 0.57. Looking at this company’s capital structure, its Total Debt to Total Equity is 443.09, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 81.59, and its Total Debt to Total Assets is now 69.81. Looking even further ahead into the future, its Long-Term Debt to Equity is 0.31 and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 411.92.