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Kindred Healthcare Inc. (KND) Jumps: Stock Rises 7.8%
December 12, 2013


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Kindred Healthcare Inc. (KND - Snapshot Report) was a big mover last session, as the company saw its shares rise by almost 8% on the day. The move came on solid volume too with far more shares changing hands than in a normal session. This continues the recent uptrend for the company as the stock is now up over 38% in the past one-month time frame.

This med-nursing company has seen no estimate revision over the past 30 days and its Zacks Consensus Estimate remained unchanged over the same time frame. The recent price action is encouraging though, so make sure to keep a close watch on this firm in the near future.

Kindred Healthcare currently has a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold) while its Earnings ESP is 0.00%.

Some better-ranked stocks in the medical services industry include Air Methods Corp. (AIRM - Snapshot Report), IPC The Hospitalist Company, Inc. and ICON plc (ICLR - Snapshot Report). While Air Methods holds a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), IPC The Hospitalist Company and ICON carry a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy).

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