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Genesis Healthcare

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-0.05 (-1.48%)

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Genesis Healthcare announces retirement of Mike Reitz EVP and COO

Genesis HealthCare announced that Robert A. "Mike" Reitz, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company, will retire effective January 1, 2017. The Company also announced the appointment of Paul D. Bach as Chief Operating Officer - Genesis HealthCare effective January 1, 2017 to succeed Mr. Reitz. From now until January 1, 2017, Mr. Reitz will remain in his current position. Beginning January 1, 2017, Mr. Reitz will support the Company on a limited project basis focused on the leadership transition and other strategic initiatives such as relationship development with acute care systems and performance improvement projects. "Mike has spent over 40 years working in the long-term care industry, the last 25 years in service to Genesis," notes George V. Hager, Jr., Chief Executive Officer of Genesis. "I'd like to thank Mike for his unparalleled commitment and dedication to Genesis. His leadership and wisdom have been a part of every major initiative we've undertaken in nearly three decades, and his influence on Genesis is far-reaching. In Mike's own words, he 'has chosen to make Genesis his life's work.' I am thrilled to say that we will continue to benefit from Mike's involvement in key strategic opportunities for a period of time." Mr. Bach, who has served the Company in various roles, including Executive Vice President, Senior Vice President, Regional Vice President, Regional Director and Nursing Home Administrator, has been a valuable member of the Genesis management team for more than 32 years. Most recently, Mr. Bach served as the Company's Executive Vice President of the Mid-Atlantic/Southeast Division since 2009 and Senior Vice President of the Capital Region from 1997 to 2009.

GEN Genesis Healthcare
$3.33

-0.05 (-1.48%)

05/16/16
BOFA
05/16/16
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Target $1.8
BOFA
Underperform
Genesis Healthcare downgraded to Underperform from Neutral at BofA/Merrill
BofA/Merrill downgraded Genesis Healthcare to Underperform citing reduced guidance, industry wide pressures, and low debt coverage, among other reasons. The firm cut Genesis' price target to $1.80 from $2.30.
05/16/16
05/16/16
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11/21/16
RBCM
11/21/16
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Sector Perform
Genesis Healthcare downgraded to Sector Perform from Outperform at RBC Capital
11/21/16
RBCM
11/21/16
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RBCM
Sector Perform
Genesis downgraded on challenges, divestitures, valuation at RBC Capital
As noted earlier, RBC Capital downgraded Genesis Healthcare to Sector Perform from Outperform. After the company reported slightly weaker than expected Q3 results, analyst Frank Morgan says that industry difficulties are continuing to cause operational challenges for the company. He thinks that these challenges, combined with the company's divestiture from eight states, could "cause bumpiness in its 2017 results." Target to $3.50 from $3.

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