Dividend Growth of Kindred Healthcare, Inc.(KND)

Kindred Healthcare(KND) is having a Dividend Yield of 6.53% with the Annual cash Dividend per share of $0.48. The last quarter cash dividend per share pay out was $0.12. Kindred Healthcare has a 5 year average dividend yield of 2.18% and the stock has a Indicated annual dividend of $0.48. Kindred Healthcare(KND) formally announced its most recent dividend on November 8, 2016 with a Dividend per share of $0.12. The new indicated annual dividend based on announced dividend per share is $0.48. The dividend yield based on the forward looking indicated annual dividend is 6.53%. Kindred Healthcare(KND) has the most recent dividend payout ratio of 0.48 with a 5-year average payout ratio of 0.3. Companys change in pay out ratio when compared to the last 5 years average pay out ratio has been 0.17.

Kindred Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:KND) witnessed a decline in the market cap on Thursday as its shares dropped 2.04% or 0.15 points. After the session commenced at $7.35, the stock reached the higher end at $7.4 while it hit a low of $7.15. With the volume soaring to 651,615 shares, the last trade was called at $7.2. The company has a 52-week high of $15.66. The company has a market cap of $613 million and there are 85,160,436 shares in outstanding. The 52-week low of the share price is $5.65. Shares of Kindred Healthcare, Inc. appreciated by 5.88% during the last five trading days but lost 5.26% on a 4-week basis. Kindred Healthcare, Inc. is up 2.58% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at -8.28%.

Currently the company Insiders own 2.25% of Kindred Healthcare, Inc. shares according to the proxy statements. Institutional Investors own 94.84% of Kindred Healthcare, Inc. shares. Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Jun 29, 2016, John Joseph Lucchese (SVP & Chief Accounting Officer) sold 4,341 shares at 11.39 per share price.On Nov 12, 2015, Paul J Diaz (director) purchased 50,000 shares at 12.53 per share price.On Aug 31, 2015, Benjamin A Breier (President & CEO) sold 5,400 shares at 20.57 per share price.

Kindred Healthcare Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Nov 7, 2016. The company reported $0.05 EPS for the quarter, missing the analyst consensus estimate by $ -0.02. Analyst had a consensus of $0.07. The company had revenue of $1793.53 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $1777.55 million. The companys revenue was up 1.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.23 EPS.

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.

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