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Brookdale Senr (BKD)

Price: $13.64

Industry: Medical Care Chaikin Power Gauge Report | Generated: Thu Sep 22 16:07 EDT 2011 BKD Brookdale Senr

$13.64

Power Gauge Rating

BKD - Very Bearish TM

The Chaikin Power Gauge Rating for BKD is very bearish due to very poor financial metrics and very weak earnings performance. The rating also reflects bullish price/volume activity.

Financial Metrics

BKD's financial metrics are very poor due to a high long term debt to equity ratio and low return on equity.

Earnings Performance

Price/Volume Activity

Expert Opinions

News Sentiment Rating

Neutral BKD Brookdale Senr

September 21, 2011

TM

Chaikin Sentiment Gauge for BKD is neutral. Stories concerning BKD have a balanced or neutral sentiment.

News Sentiment :Neutral

Power Trend - 5 Year Chart

The Power Gauge distills a 20 factor model into a concise picture of a stock's potential.

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High Potential

Neutral

Low Potential

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Financials & Earnings

Financial Metrics

Financial Metrics Rating

Very Bearish

LT Debt/Equity Ratio

BKD's financial metrics are very poor. The company is carrying too much long term debt and yields a relatively low return on shareholder's equity.

Price to Book Value

The rank is based on a high long term debt to equity ratio, low return on equity, high price to sales ratio and relatively low cash flow.

Return on Equity

Price to Sales Ratio

Business Value

Assets and Liabilities

Valuation

Returns

Ratio

TTM

Ratio

TTM

Ratio

Current Ratio

0.44

Price/Book

1.56

Return on Invest

-0.4%

LT Debt/Equity

2.36

Price/Sales

0.75

Return on Equity

-1.3%

Earnings Performance

TTM

Earnings Performance Rating

Very Bearish

Earnings Growth

BKD's earnings performance has been very weak. The company has not met analysts' earnings estimates and is priced relatively high compared to next year's projected EPS.

Earnings Surprise

Earnings Trend

The rank is based on worse than expected earnings in recent quarters, a relatively high projected P/E ratio and consistent earnings over the past 5 years.

Projected P/E Ratio

Earnings Consistency

5 Year Revenue and Earnings Growth

Revenue(M) Rev % Growth EPS EPS % Growth

EPS Estimates

12/06

12/07

12/08

12/09

12/10

1,309.91

1,839.30

1,928.05

2,023.07

2,213.26

Factor

-

40.41%

4.83%

4.93%

9.40%

Yearly EPS

$-1.34

$-1.60

$-3.67

$-0.60

$-0.41

Factor

-

-19.40%

-129.37%

83.65%

31.67%

EPS Surprise

Actual EPS Prev

EST EPS Current

Change

$-0.14

$-0.05

+0.09

Quarterly EPS

$-0.41

$-0.34

+0.07

Actual EPS Growth

Est EPS Growth

Change

14.89%

12.50%

-2.39

3-5 year EPS

EPS Quarterly Results Estimate

Actual

Difference

% Difference

Latest Qtr

$-0.02

$-0.01

$0.01

50.00

1 Qtr Ago

$-0.03

$-0.01

$0.02

66.67

2 Qtr Ago

$-0.06

$0.01

$0.07

3 Qtr Ago

$-0.09

$-0.10

$-0.01

FY

Qtr 1

Qtr 2

Qtr 3

Qtr 4

Total

12/09

$-0.13

$-0.10

$-0.18

$-0.18

$-0.59

12/10

$-0.12

$-0.08

$-0.14

$-0.07

$-0.41

116.67

12/11

$-0.10

$-0.28

-

-

-

-11.11

Fiscal Year End Month is December.

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Price Trend & Expert Opinions Price/Volume Activity

Price/Volume Activity Rating

Bullish

Relative Strength vs Market

Chaikin Money Flow

Price and volume activity for BKD is bullish. BKD is in an accelerating price trend compared to 4 months ago and is trading on higher volume than its 90 day average volume.

Price Trend

The rank for BKD is based on its relative weakness versus the market, a negative Chaikin price trend, a positive Chaikin price trend ROC and an increasing volume trend.

Price Trend ROC

Volume Trend

Relative Strength vs S&P500 Index

Chaikin Money Flow

Chart shows whether BKD is performing better or worse than the market.

Chaikin Money Flow analyzes supply and demand for a company's stock.

Price Activity

Price Activity

Volume Activity

Factor

Value

Factor

52 Week High

28.05

% Change Price - 4 Weeks

-4.68%

Average Volume 20 Days

1,615,952

52 Week Low

13.53

% Change Price - 24 Weeks

-50.36%

Average Volume 90 Days

1,614,278

% Change YTD Rel S&P 500

-24.50%

Expert Opinions

Value

% Change Price - 4 Wks Rel to S&P

-3.79%

% Change Price - 24 Wks Rel to S&P

-43.18%

Factor

Value

Chaikin Money Flow Persistency

48%

Expert Opinions

Neutral

Earnings Estimate Revisions

Expert opinions about BKD are neutral. Insiders are net buyers of BKD's stock and BKD has been under-performing the Medical Care industry over the past 13 weeks.

Short Interest

Insider Activity

The rank for BKD is based on analysts revising earnings estimates downward, a high short interest ratio, insiders purchasing stock, optimistic analyst opinions and relative weakness of the stock versus the Medical Care industry group.

Analyst Opinions

Relative Strength vs Industry

Earnings Estimate Revisions Current Current Qtr Next Qtr

-0.05 -0.01 Current

Current FY

-0.34

Analyst Recommendations

7 Days Ago % Change -0.05 -0.01

0.00% 0.00%

30 Days Ago % Change -0.34

0.00

Factor Mean this Week Mean Last Week

EPS Estimates Revision Summary Value

Buy 0.00

Mean 5 Weeks Ago

Buy

Last 4 Weeks

Down

Up

Down

Curr Qtr

0

0

1

0

Curr Yr

0

0

0

0

Next Qtr

0

0

0

0

Next Yr

0

0

1

0

Buy

Change

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Last Week Up

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The Company & Its Competitors

News Headlines for BKD

BKD's Competitors in Medical Care Company

Power Gauge

Historic EPS growth

Projected EPS growth

Profit Margin

PEG

PE

Revenue(M)

BKD

14.89%

12.50%

-3.14%

-

-

2,213

SKH

9.04%

9.75%

0.92%

0.35

3.11

820

FVE

10.47%

10.00%

1.64%

0.49

4.28

1,241

SBRA

22.11%

7.50%

-2.14%

1.13

3.78

1,907

KND

2.19%

12.00%

0.90%

0.45

5.52

4,360

SRZ

-4.81%

-

3.89%

-

-

1,407

TMH

47.29%

13.20%

1.23%

1.02

14.35

2,671

ESC

21.60%

15.00%

-2.56%

-

-

1,007

Brookdale Board of Directors Authorizes $100 Million Share Repurchase Program - Aug 11, 2011 Brookdale will buy Horizon, form venture with HCP - Jun 1, 2011 Brookdale Senior Living Announces Acquisitions - Jan 18, 2011 Brookdale Announces Secondary Offering by Selling Stockholders - Nov 9, 2010

Company Details

Company Profile

BROOKDALE SENR 111 WESTWOOD PLACE SUITE 400 BRENTWOOD, TN 37027 USA Phone: (615) 221-2250 Fax: 615-221-2289 Website: http://http://www.brookdaleliving.co m Full Time Employees: 38,600 Sector: Medical

Brookdale Senior Living Inc. is a leading owner and operator of senior living facilities throughout the United States. The Company is committed to providing an exceptional living experience through properties that are designed, purpose-built and operated to provide the highest-quality service, care and living accommodations for residents. The Company owns and operates independent, assisted and dementia-care facilities.

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Stock Research Report for Brookdale Senr BKD as of 9/22/11 - Chaikin Power Tools