Kindred Healthcare Inc (KND) Jumps 8.24% on February 17

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Kindred Healthcare Inc (KND) was among the biggest gainers on the Russell 2000 for Wednesday February 17 as the stock popped 8.24% to $8.93, representing a gain of $0.68 per share. Some 1.32 million shares traded hands on 8,412 trades, compared with an average daily volume of 1.29 million shares out of a total float of 83.8 million. The stock opened at $8.31 and traded with an intraday range of $8.93 to $8.23.

After today's gains, Kindred Healthcare Inc reached a market cap of $748.31 million. Kindred Healthcare Inc has had a trading range between $24.66 and $7.96 over the last year, and it had a 50-day SMA of $10.79 and a 200-day SMA of $16.59.

Kindred Healthcare Inc is a healthcare services company. The Company through its subsidiaries operates hospitals, nursing centers and a contract rehabilitation services business across the United States.

Kindred Healthcare Inc is based out of Louisville, KY and has some 61,500 employees. Its CEO is Benjamin A. Breier.

For a complete fundamental analysis analysis of Kindred Healthcare Inc, check out Equities.com’s Stock Valuation Analysis report for KND. To see the latest independent stock recommendations from Equities.com’s analysts, visit our Research section.

The Russell 2000 is one of the leading indices tracking small-cap companies in the United States. It's maintained by Russell Investments, an industry leader in creating and maintaining indices, and consists of the smallest 2000 stocks from the broader Russell 3000 index.

Russell's indices differ from traditional indices like the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) or S&P 500, whose members are selected by committee, because they base membership entirely on an objective, rules based methodology. The 3,000 largest companies by market cap make up the Russell 3000, with the 2,000 smaller companies making up the Russell 2000. It's a simple approach that gives a broad, unbiased look at the small-cap market as a whole.

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