Barclays Capital analyst Bryan Sekino has raised its rating on shares of Brookdale Senior Living (Ticker: BKD) to 'equal weight' from 'underweight,' saying the Brentwood-based nursing home operator now has the financial flexibility to invest in growth. Sekino also has raised his price target for Brookdale to $22 from $18.
Healthcare Realty is one of five medical REITs investors should buy, according to Jefferies analysts who this morning launched coverage of the sector. They have set a price target of $25 for Healthcare Realty shares (Ticker: HR), which is about 19 percent above where they opened trading this morning.
And lastly, Chris Woronka at Deutsche Bank says that, despite a nice recent run, Gaylord Entertainment is still a compelling investment option in the hotel space. Gaylord shares (Ticker: GET) are up about 1 percent this morning and have risen more than 40 percent since Nov. 1.
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