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Kindred Healthcare: An Undercovered Healthcare Services Company

Kindred Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:KND), a large provider of healthcare services, has performed very well this year in line with much of the healthcare services industry. Shares have moved higher by 22% year-to-date, yet have moved slightly off the highs seen in early June around $14.50 per share. The company is diversified across the entire industry through its subsidiaries. Together the subsidiaries provide healthcare services in 2,169 locations, including 116 transitional care hospitals, six inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, 204 nursing centers, 24 sub-acute units, 101 "Kindred at Home" hospice, 103 inpatient rehabilitation units, and home health and non-medical home care locations. Over the last couple of months, I've spent much of my time covering the healthcare services industry as up...

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