Long-Term Care Facilities

(KND) Kindred Healthcare Incorporated – To Acquire RehabCare Group

ith the baby boomers aging, post-acute and long-term care demand is growing. Kindred Healthcare, Inc. (KND) has been growing through acquisition. This Zacks #1 Rank (strong buy) is expected to grow earnings by the double digits in...

7Apr2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(ODSY) Odyssey Healthcare – Fifth Consecutive Earnings Surprise

Odyssey HealthCare, Inc. (ODSY) estimates are soaring after the most recent earnings surprise.

Company Description

Odyssey Healthcare, Inc. provides hospice care services focused on palliative care for...

24May2010 | | 0 comments | Continued

(ALC) Assisted Living Concepts – Current-Year Estimate Up

Assisted Living Concepts, Inc. (ALC) recently hit a new 52-week high as the company continues to strategically shift away from Medicaid to private payers that offer higher margins. Analysts are bullish on the company, projecting 15%...

25Mar2010 | | 0 comments | Continued

(ALC) Assisted Living Concepts Incorporated – Current-Year Estimate Up

Assisted Living Concepts, Inc. (ALC) recently hit a new 52-week high as the company continues to strategically shift away from Medicaid to private payers that offer higher margins. Analysts are bullish on the company, projecting 15%...

25Mar2010 | | 0 comments | Continued

(ODSY) Odyssey Healthcare Inc. – Topped Earnings Forecasts by 40%

Odyssey HealthCare, Inc. (ODSY) is surging following its third consecutive earnings surprise, this time topping forecasts by 40%.

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Odyssey...

8Nov2009 | | 0 comments | Continued

(ODSY) Odyssey Healthcare, Inc. – Aggressive Growth – Zacks Rank Buy

Odyssey HealthCare, Inc. (ODSY) posted an excellent quarter and estimates could be starting a long trend upwards.

Company Description

Odyssey Healthcare, Inc. one of the largest providers of hospice care in the United States. Hospice services...

1May2009 | | 0 comments | Continued

(KND) Kindred Healthcare Inc. – Value – Zacks Rank Buy

Kindred Healthcare Inc. (KND) offers an attractive valuation and a solid record of upside surprises on earnings. During the past 4 consecutive quarters, the company outpaced analysts’ estimates by an average of 37%.

Company Description

Kindred...

20Apr2009 | | 0 comments | Continued

(ODSY) Odyssey Healthcare, Inc. – Value – Zacks Rank Buy

Odyssey Healthcare Inc. (ODSY), the hospice provider, saw revenue leap 63.7% in the fourth quarter after acquiring the VistaCare business in March 2008. The company has surprised on estimates 2 out of the last 4 quarters by an average of 31.49%. Analysts expect 5-year earnings growth...

26Feb2009 | | 0 comments | Continued

(KND) Kindred Healthcare, Inc. – Value – Zacks Rank Buy

Kindred Healthcare, Inc. (KND), the healthcare provider, saw its hospital business jump in the fourth quarter as the company surprised on estimates by 47.37%. Kindred has beat estimates 3 out of the last 4 quarters by an average of 37.22%. KND is trading at 12x forward earnings.

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24Feb2009 | | 0 comments | Continued

(SKH) Skilled Healthcare Group – Third Quarter Revenue Jumped 13%

Skilled Healthcare Group, Inc. (SKH) is growing its nursing and assisted living network even during a tough environment. Analysts forecast earnings growth of 14.30% over the next 5 years. SKH is cheap. The company trades at only 8.2x forward earnings.

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Skilled Healthcare...

1Feb2009 | | 0 comments | Continued

(ENSG) The Ensign Group – nursing and rehabilitation care services in six Western states

The Ensign Group, Inc. (ENSG) looks well positioned to benefit from the aging domestic population. The analyst community is bullish on the company, with the next-year estimate projecting 20% earnings growth.

Company Description

The Ensign Group, Inc., through its healthcare facilities,...

21Jan2009 | | 0 comments | Continued

(ODSY) Odyssey Healthcare – Analysts expect 2008 year-over-year earnings growth of 22%

Odyssey Healthcare Inc. (ODSY) is growing its hospice-care business through acquisition as revenue jumped 65.5% in the third-quarter. 2008 consensus estimates are 13% higher in the last 2 months. ODSY has a price-to-book of only 1.25.

Company Description

Odyssey Healthcare provides hospice...

3Dec2008 | | 0 comments | Continued

(SKH) – Skilled Healthcare Group – rapidly aging domestic population applying pressure to the healthcare system

Skilled Healthcare Group, Inc. (SKH) has been posting solid gains in 2008 as the company continues to benefit from strong underlying demand for its services. Analyst estimates have been rising, and the company’s share price recently set a new 52-week and all-time high.

Skilled...

19Sep2008 | | 0 comments | Continued

(SKH) – Skilled Healthcare Group – rapidly aging domestic population applying pressure to the healthcare system

Skilled Healthcare Group, Inc. (SKH) has been posting solid gains in 2008 as the company continues to benefit from strong underlying demand for its services. Analyst estimates have been rising, and the company’s share price recently set a new 52-week and all-time high.

Skilled...

17Sep2008 | | 0 comments | Continued

(SKH) – Skilled Healthcare Group – rapidly aging domestic population applying pressure to the healthcare system

Skilled Healthcare Group, Inc. (SKH) has been posting solid gains in 2008 as the company continues to benefit from strong underlying demand for its services. Analyst estimates have been rising, and the company’s share price recently set a new 52-week and all-time high.

Skilled...

10Sep2008 | | 0 comments | Continued

(SUNH) – Sun Healthcare Group – strong demand for healthcare services

Sun Healthcare Group, Inc. (SUNH) reported another solid quarter in early August in which its income was up big from last year. Analysts have revised their estimates upward within the last 30 days, and shares have rallied accordingly, recently hitting a new 26-week high.

Sun Healthcare...

10Sep2008 | | 0 comments | Continued

(SKH) – Skilled Healthcare Group – rapidly aging domestic population applying pressure to the healthcare system

Skilled Healthcare Group, Inc. (SKH) has been posting solid gains in 2008 as the company continues to benefit from strong underlying demand for its services. Analyst estimates have been rising, and the company’s share price recently set a new 52-week and all-time high.

Skilled...

5Sep2008 | | 0 comments | Continued

(SUNH) – Sun Healthcare Group – strong demand for healthcare services

Sun Healthcare Group, Inc. (SUNH) reported another solid quarter in early August in which its income was up big from last year. Analysts have revised their estimates upward within the last 30 days, and shares have rallied accordingly, recently hitting a new 26-week high.

Sun Healthcare...

4Sep2008 | | 0 comments | Continued

(SUNH) – Sun Healthcare Group – strong demand for healthcare services

Sun Healthcare Group, Inc. (SUNH) reported another solid quarter in early August in which its income was up big from last year. Analysts have revised their estimates upward within the last 30 days, and shares have rallied accordingly, recently hitting a new 26-week high.

Sun Healthcare...

28Aug2008 | | 0 comments | Continued