Kindred Healthcare volatility low into cutting 2013 outlook Kindred Healthcare overall option implied volatility of 41 is below its 26-week average of 49 according to Track Data, suggesting decreasing price movement into lowering its FY13 EPS view due to fiscal cliff legislation.
Gentiva Health stockholders approve combo with Kindred Healthcare Gentiva Health Services (GTIV) announced that all proposals necessary for the combination with Kindred Healthcare (KND) were approved by Gentiva’s stockholders at the company’s Special Meeting of Stockholders. Gentiva and Kindred expect to complete the transaction on February 2. As previously announced, on October 9, Kindred and Gentiva entered into a definitive agreement under which Kindred will combine with Gentiva for $14.50 per share in cash and 0.257 shares of Kindred common stock based upon an agreed upon fixed exchange ratio.
BofA/Merrill healthcare facilities analyst analyst/industry conference call Healthcare Facilities & Managed Care Analyst Bressler discusses the legislative and regulatory outlook for the industry for 2015 on an Analyst/Industry conference call to be held on January 23 at 2 pm.