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Analysts’ Ratings for Genesis Healthcare and Peers in February

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Formerly known as Skilled Healthcare Group, Genesis Healthcare (GEN) was created when Skilled Healthcare combined with FC-Gen Operations Investment in August 2014.

Genesis Healthcare provides healthcare services through its subsidiaries, which own and operate skilled nursing facilities, senior living facilities, and a rehabilitation therapy business. At the end of September 2017, Genesis Healthcare provided inpatient services through 472 skilled nursing facilities, assisted living facilities, and behavioral health centers located across 30 states in the United States.

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Analysts’ recommendations

Of the five analysts covering Genesis Healthcare in February 2018, one analyst has given the stock a “buy” rating, three analysts have given it a “hold” rating, and one analyst has given it a “sell” rating. The mean rating for the stock is 3 with a target price of $2.9.

Peers’ ratings

Of the 17 analysts covering Acadia Healthcare Company (ACHC) in February 2018, ten have given the stock a “buy” or higher, and seven analysts have given it a “hold” rating. The mean rating for the stock is 2 with a target price of $40.44.

Of the seven analysts covering Ensign Group (ENSG) in February 2018, five analysts have given the stock a “buy” or higher, while one analyst has given it a “hold,” and one has given it a “sell.” The mean rating for the stock is 2.14 with a target price of $27.

Of the 17 analysts covering Envision Healthcare (EVHC) in February 2018, 11 analysts have given the stock a “buy” or higher, and six have given it a “hold” rating. The mean rating for the stock is 2 with a target price of $38.53.

In the next part of the series, we’ll take a look at Genesis Healthcare’s different segments.

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