Sept 17 Hospital operator Kindred Healthcare Inc
reaffirmed its earnings forecast for the year but
forecast 2013 revenue below analysts' expectations.
For 2013, the company expects revenue of about $5.9 billion.
Analysts were expecting $6.03 billion, according to Thomson
The company announced its outlook after CFO Richard
Lechleiter had mistakenly disclosed the forecast to some
financial institutions in an unrelated presentation on Friday.
The company, which recently bought out privately held
IntegraCare Holdings Inc for $71 million, expects 2013 profit of
$1.20 to $1.40 per share, compared with consensus expectation of
For 2012, the Louisville, Kentucky-based company also raised
its estimates for capital expenditures to $135-$145 million from
a range of $125-$135 million.