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Brookdale Senior Living is Among the Companies in the Health Care Facilities Industry With the Lowest Return on Equity (BKD, KND, CSU, THC, LPNT)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Health Care Facilities industry with the lowest return on equity. The ROE is a general indication of the company's efficiency; investors usually look for companies with ROEs that are high and are growing.

Brookdale Senior Living ranks lowest with a ROE of -13.9%. Following is Kindred Healthcare with a ROE of -13.7%. Capital Senior Living ranks third lowest with a ROE of -8.8%.

Tenet Healthcare follows with a ROE of 2.3%, and LifePoint Hospitals rounds out the bottom five with a ROE of 6.8%.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Tenet Healthcare on August 3rd, 2016 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $27.01. Since that call, shares of Tenet Healthcare have fallen 15.7%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

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