Kindred Healthcare, Inc. ($KND) Confident Investor Rating: Poor

Company name Kindred Healthcare, Inc.
Stock ticker KND
Live stock price [stckqut]KND[/stckqut]
P/E compared to competitors Good
MANAGEMENT EXECUTION
Employee productivity Poor
Sales growth Poor
EPS growth Fair
P/E growth Poor
EBIT growth Poor
ANALYSIS
Confident Investor Rating Poor
Target stock price (TWCA growth scenario) $16.25
Target stock price (averages with growth) $20.23
Target stock price (averages with no growth) $18.43
Target stock price (manual assumptions) $18.78

The following company description is from Google Finance: http://www.google.com/finance?q=knd

Kindred Healthcare, Inc. is a healthcare services company that through its subsidiaries operates hospitals, nursing and rehabilitation centers, assisted living facilities and a contract rehabilitation services business across the United States. The Company operates in three divisions: the hospital division, which operates LTAC hospitals; the nursing center division, which operates nursing and rehabilitation centers and assisted living facilities, and the rehabilitation division, which provides rehabilitation services primarily in long-term care settings. At December 31, 2010, its hospital division operated 89 long-term acute care (LTAC) hospitals (6,887 licensed beds) in 24 states. Its nursing center division operated 226 nursing and rehabilitation centers and seven assisted living facilities (27,905 licensed beds) in 28 states. It also operates a contract rehabilitation services business that provides rehabilitative services in long-term care settings.

Confident Investor comments: One would think that this company in this market segment would be performing better than it currently is performing. At this price and at this time, I do not think that a Confident Investor can confidently invest in this stock.

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