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How to buy Brookdale Senior Living stock | $6.74

Learn how to easily invest in Brookdale Senior Living stock.

Brookdale Senior Living Inc
NYSE: BKD - USD
MEDICAL CARE FACILITIES
$7.52
-$0.20 (-2.59%)

Brookdale Senior Living Inc is a medical care facilities business based in the US. Brookdale Senior Living shares (BKD) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Brookdale Senior Living employs 31,500 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Brookdale Senior Living stock price (NYSE: BKD)

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Brookdale Senior Living shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-29.
Latest market close$6.74
52-week range$2.41 - $8.95
50-day moving average $8.22
200-day moving average $6.62
Wall St. target price$8.26
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-2.15

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Brookdale Senior Living price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $6.74 from 2021-05-28

1 week (2021-07-21) N/A
1 month (2021-07-01) -17.50%
3 months (2021-04-30) 3.06%
6 months (2021-01-28) N/A
1 year (2020-07-28) N/A
2 years (2019-07-28) N/A
3 years (2018-07-28) N/A
5 years (2016-07-28) N/A

Is Brookdale Senior Living under- or over-valued?

Valuing Brookdale Senior Living stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Brookdale Senior Living's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Brookdale Senior Living's EBITDA

Brookdale Senior Living's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $245.2 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Brookdale Senior Living's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Brookdale Senior Living financials

Revenue TTM $2.8 billion
Gross profit TTM $826.1 million
Return on assets TTM -0.94%
Return on equity TTM -45.31%
Profit margin -14.11%
Book value $3.74
Market capitalisation $1.4 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Brookdale Senior Living shares

There are currently 8.0 million Brookdale Senior Living shares held short by investors – that's known as Brookdale Senior Living's "short interest". This figure is 25.5% down from 10.8 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Brookdale Senior Living shares can be evaluated.

Brookdale Senior Living's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Brookdale Senior Living's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Brookdale Senior Living shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Brookdale Senior Living shares traded daily (recently around 1.9 million). Brookdale Senior Living's SIR currently stands at 4.25. In other words for every 100,000 Brookdale Senior Living shares traded daily on the market, roughly 4250 shares are currently held short.

However Brookdale Senior Living's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Brookdale Senior Living shares, or, against the total number of tradable Brookdale Senior Living shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Brookdale Senior Living's short interest could be expressed as 0.04% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Brookdale Senior Living shares in existence, roughly 40 shares are currently held short) or 0.0564% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Brookdale Senior Living shares, roughly 56 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Brookdale Senior Living.

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Brookdale Senior Living share dividends

We're not expecting Brookdale Senior Living to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Brookdale Senior Living's shares ever split?

Brookdale Senior Living's shares were split on a 5:6 basis on 7 April 2015. So if you had owned 6 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 5 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Brookdale Senior Living shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 20% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Brookdale Senior Living shares which in turn could have impacted Brookdale Senior Living's share price.

Brookdale Senior Living share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Brookdale Senior Living's shares have ranged in value from as little as $2.405 up to $8.95. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

BKD.US volatility(beta: 1.86)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Brookdale Senior Living's is 1.8564. This would suggest that Brookdale Senior Living's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Brookdale Senior Living overview

Brookdale Senior Living Inc. owns and operates senior living communities in the United States. It operates through five segments: Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care, Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRCs), Health Care Services, and Management Services. The Independent Living segment owns or leases communities comprising independent and assisted living units in a single community that are primarily designed for middle to upper income seniors. The Assisted Living and Memory Care segment owns or leases communities consisting of freestanding multi-story communities and freestanding single-story communities, which offer housing and 24-hour assistance with activities of daily life to mid-acuity and frail elderly residents. This segment also operates memory care communities for residents with Alzheimer's and other dementias. The CCRCs segment owns or leases communities that offer various living arrangements, such as independent and assisted living, memory care, and skilled nursing; and services to accommodate various levels of physical ability and health needs.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Brookdale Senior Living is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 1.035% of Brookdale Senior Living shares are held by insiders and 93.694% by institutions.
How many people work for Brookdale Senior Living?
Latest data suggests 31,500 work at Brookdale Senior Living.
When does the fiscal year end for Brookdale Senior Living?
Brookdale Senior Living's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Brookdale Senior Living based?
Brookdale Senior Living's address is: 111 Westwood Place, Brentwood, TN, United States, 37027
What is Brookdale Senior Living's ISIN number?
Brookdale Senior Living's international securities identification number is: US1124631045
What is Brookdale Senior Living's CUSIP number?
Brookdale Senior Living's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 112463104

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