New Advocat analyst makes it two

Nursing home operator Advocat has boosted its investment profile a bit by having an analyst at California-based C.K. Cooper launch coverage. Ken Trbovich has rated shares of Brentwood-based Advocat a 'hold.' The stock (Ticker: AVCA) is flat year to date around $5.65 — even though one of its largest investors has offered to buy the company $8.50 per share.