Genesis Healthcare's (GEN) Q3 Earnings Beat, Improve Y/Y
Genesis Healthcare, Inc. GEN delivered adjusted operating earnings of 28 cents per share in third-quarter 2019. The Zacks Consensus Estimate was of a loss of 10 cents per share. This was primarily on the back of same store occupancy growth. Moreover, the bottom line came in against the year-ago quarter’s loss of 32 cents.
The company’s revenues of $1.1 billion missed the Zacks Consensus Estimate by 0.5%. Also, the top line declined 7.6% year over year due to lower licensed beds.
Adjusted EBITDA for the quarter was $34.7 million, down 69.4% year over year.
Operating expenses for the third quarter were $1143 million, down 3.4% year over year.
For the first nine months of 2019, the company recognized estimated Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) income, net of expenses and provider distributions, of around $4.7 million.
Interest expense of $37 million plunged 68% year over year in the quarter under review.
Genesis Healthcare, Inc. Price, Consensus and EPS Surprise
As of Sep 30, 2019, the number of available licensed beds service were 43769, down 15.2% year over year. Also, available patient days based on licensed beds were 4026748, down 15.2% year over year.
Total facilities in the third quarter were 360, down from the 419 in the prior-year quarter.
Total registered patient days decreased nearly 12.7% year over year.
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Revenue per site for the third quarter dipped 1.9% year over year.
As of Sep 30, 2019, cash and cash equivalents totaled $34.8 million, up 67% from the level at 2018 end.
The company exited the third quarter with $4.7 billion of total assets, up 9.6% from 2018 end.
The company exited the third quarter with $1.4 billion debt, up 31.2% from the 2018-end level.
For the first nine months of 2019, net cash provided by operating activities was $15.7 million, up 12% year over year.
In the third quarter, the company sold, exited or closed the operations of 22 facilities.
Genesis Healthcare carries a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold). You can see the complete list of today’s Zacks #1 Rank (Strong Buy) stocks here.
Releases From the Medical Sector
Among other players from the medical sector having already reported third-quarter earnings, the bottom-line results of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated UNH, Anthem Inc. ANTM and Centene Corporation CNC topped the respective Zacks Consensus Estimate.
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