Is Kindred Healthcare Inc. (NYSE:KND) a Good Investment?


Technical Indicators and Signals

The stochastic oscillator indicator is the important indicator to compare the security price over a certain period of time. The stochastic %K of Kindred Healthcare Inc. (NYSE:KND) for the period of 9-Day stands at 27.29% while the stochastic %D for the same period stands at 16.61%.

The 7-Day Average Directional Index ADX (also known as Trend Strength Indicator) of Kindred Healthcare Inc. (NYSE:KND) signals “Sell” while other important signals like the 20-Day Moving Average Vs. Price signals “Sell”.

Another important signal of trend and momentum of a security is 20-50 Day MACD Oscillator or Moving Average Convergence Divergence signals “Sell” for Kindred Healthcare Inc. (NYSE:KND) while 20-100 Day MACD Oscillator indicates “Sell”.

Bollinger band is a volatility indicator of a certain security, currently Kindred Healthcare Inc. (NYSE:KND)’s 20-Day Bollinger Band indicates “Hold”.

About Company

Kindred Healthcare, Inc. is one of the largest providers of long-term healthcare services in the United States. Their health services division provides long-term care services by operating nursing centers and a rehabilitation therapy business, and their hospital division provides long-term acute care services by operating hospitals and an institutional pharmacy business.

Previous Day Activity Analysis

On the last trading day, Kindred Healthcare Inc. (NYSE:KND) opened the session at $6.2 and after going up 3.25% closed at $6.35. The stock gained 0.15 points in the last trade.

Kindred Healthcare Inc. (NYSE:KND)’s stock fluctuated in the range of $6.10 and $6.50 during the previous active session. Kindred Healthcare Inc. (NYSE:KND) traded with the volume of 1.21 Million with average volume of 1.31 Million. The stock has LOW volatility on the last trading session.

Currently the Beta for the company remains at 1.13 while ATR (Average True Range) and RSI (Relative Strength Index) are at 0.34 and 44.91 respectively.

Currently the Insider Ownership of the shares of Kindred Healthcare Inc. (NYSE:KND) is at 3.9% and the shares outstanding are 89.2 Million.

Important Ratio Analysis

Some important ratios to consider here for Kindred Healthcare Inc. (NYSE:KND) are discussed below:

Dividend yield of Kindred Healthcare Inc. (NYSE:KND) stands at 7.56% whereas Price to Earnings P/E ratio stands at 0 while Forward P/E shows the value of 9.53.

The Price to Sale P/S and Price to Book P/B shows the value of 0.09 and 1.41 respectively. While Price to Cash P/C and Price to Free Cash Flow P/FCF stands at 2.49 and 4.64 correspondingly.

The Quick Ratio of Kindred Healthcare Inc. (NYSE:KND) stands at 1.5 while the Current Ratio depicts the value of 1.5.

Return on Assets ROA of Kindred Healthcare Inc. (NYSE:KND) is at -18.2% whereas, Return on Equity ROE and Return of Investment ROI of Kindred Healthcare Inc. (NYSE:KND) stand at -157.5% and -9.6% respectively.

Stock Performance Analysis

The stock performance of Kindred Healthcare Inc. (NYSE:KND) on the basis of 5 day trade show the jump of 3.25% whereas, the monthly performance of the stock shows increase of 4.1%.

The quarterly performance of the stock remained in red zone with the value of -45.02% while six month performance of the shares of Kindred Healthcare Inc. (NYSE:KND) remained bearish with the count of -29.05%.

The yearly and YTD performance of Kindred Healthcare Inc. (NYSE:KND) remained down at -36.05% and -19.11% respectively.