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Kindred Healthcare (knd) Stock Research

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Strengths + Opportunities = 4

Threats + Weaknesses = 3

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Generic strategies categorize companies by the scope and the strength of their business. Kindred Healthcare does not have a definable strategy, therefore, it risks losing out to firms that concentrate on one particular competitive advantage. (read more).

Company Description: Kindred Healthcare, Inc., founded in 1998, is a healthcare services company in the United States operating in over 300 long term acute care hospitals and nursing centers across 27 states. Its Hospital division operates long-term acute care hospitals providing outpatient services. The Health Services division operates nursing centers including specialized programs for residents suffering from Alzheimers disease and other dementias. The Rehabilitation division provides physical, occupational, and speech therapies to residents and patients of nursing centers, assisted living facilities, and hospitals. Kindred Healthcare is headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky. Update

Market Research Update

Health Care Industry Research & Analysis: The health care industry depends on the care of health-related services by professionals for the benefit of patients. Medical device markers, insurance companies, pharmaceutical drug developers and government institutions are major participants in the treatment of sick, injured and disabled patients. Health Care Trading Strategy: Health Care stocks tend to be less sensitive to economic changes. Look for undervalued health care investments at any point in the business cycle when stock prices are low. However, biotech, employment staffing and insurance companies may all decrease during recessions for different reasons. Government intervention is another important factor in health care investments, since government spending in health care is a very large portion of overall health care spending. When governments change spending plans, different sub-sectors in the industry are significantly affected. Upward sloping stock charts and financial news may indicate a selling opportunity while the opposite means that stocks are becoming undervalued.

Industry Sub Sector: . The market is quickly expanding. This lowers the threat of direct competition and increases Kindred Healthcare's profits.

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Strategy Analysis Update

Kindred Healthcare possesses significant barriers to entry that slows competitive threats and increases profits. A culture that experiments produces better long term value. Kindred Healthcare's experimentations yield new products and services that outpace competitive threats.

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