NASDAQ:AMED

Amedisys Stock Forecast, Price & News

$260.62
+5.16 (+2.02 %)
(As of 07/30/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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$254.30
$260.95
50-Day Range
$238.97
$270.32
52-Week Range
$216.20
$325.12
Volume193,458 shs
Average Volume199,373 shs
Market Capitalization$8.49 billion
P/E Ratio43.01
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.57
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About Amedisys

Amedisys, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides healthcare services in the United States. It operates through three segments: Home Health, Hospice, and Personal Care. The Home Health segment offers a range of services in the homes of individuals for the recovery of patients from surgery, chronic disability, or terminal illness, as well as prevents avoidable hospital readmissions through its skilled nurses; rehabilitation therapists specialized in physical, speech, and occupational therapy; and social workers and aides for assisting its patients. The Hospice segment offers services that is designed to provide comfort and support for those who are dealing with a terminal illness, including cancer, heart disease, pulmonary disease, or Alzheimer's. The Personal Care segment provides assistance for patients with the activities of daily living. As of December 31, 2020, the company owned and operated 320 home health care centers, 180 hospice care centers, and 14 personal-care care centers in 39 states within the United States and the District of Columbia. Amedisys, Inc. was incorporated in 1982 and is headquartered in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

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1.90 out of 5 stars

Medical Sector

688th out of 2,220 stocks

Home Health Care Services Industry

7th out of 12 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.4Community Rank: 4.0Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Amedisys (NASDAQ:AMED) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Amedisys a buy right now?

8 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Amedisys in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" Amedisys stock.
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Are investors shorting Amedisys?

Amedisys saw a increase in short interest during the month of June. As of June 15th, there was short interest totaling 670,400 shares, an increase of 21.5% from the May 31st total of 551,800 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 195,300 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.4 days. Currently, 2.1% of the company's stock are short sold.
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When is Amedisys' next earnings date?

Amedisys is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August 4th 2021.
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How can I listen to Amedisys' earnings call?

Amedisys will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, August 5th at 11:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 201-612-7415 with passcode "13721553".

How were Amedisys' earnings last quarter?

Amedisys, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMED) posted its earnings results on Tuesday, April, 27th. The health services provider reported $1.54 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.43 by $0.11. The health services provider had revenue of $537.10 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $544.89 million. Amedisys had a net margin of 9.53% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 28.53%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 9.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $1.05 EPS.
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How has Amedisys' stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Amedisys' stock was trading at $170.47 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, AMED stock has increased by 52.9% and is now trading at $260.62.
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What guidance has Amedisys issued on next quarter's earnings?

Amedisys updated its FY 2021 earnings guidance on Wednesday, May, 5th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of 6.850-7.070 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $6.370. The company issued revenue guidance of $2.30 billion-$2.34 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.30 billion.

What price target have analysts set for AMED?

8 brokerages have issued 12-month price objectives for Amedisys' stock. Their forecasts range from $245.00 to $350.00. On average, they expect Amedisys' share price to reach $299.22 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 14.8% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Amedisys' key executives?

Amedisys' management team includes the following people:

What is Paul B. Kusserow's approval rating as Amedisys' CEO?

297 employees have rated Amedisys CEO Paul B. Kusserow on Glassdoor.com. Paul B. Kusserow has an approval rating of 79% among Amedisys' employees.

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What other stocks do shareholders of Amedisys own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Amedisys investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), Alibaba Group (BABA), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Pfizer (PFE), Adobe (ADBE), Intel (INTC), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Broadcom (AVGO), Cisco Systems (CSCO) and The Home Depot (HD).

What is Amedisys' stock symbol?

Amedisys trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "AMED."

Who are Amedisys' major shareholders?

Amedisys' stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Alliancebernstein L.P. (1.50%), Texas Permanent School Fund (0.07%), AlphaStar Capital Management LLC (0.05%), Advisors Asset Management Inc. (0.04%), Landsberg Bennett & Dubbaneh LLC (0.04%) and Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund (0.03%). Company insiders that own Amedisys stock include Bruce D Perkins, Christopher Gerard, David B Pearce, David L Kemmerly, Denise M Bohnert, Donald A Washburn, Jake L Netterville, Jeffrey A Rideout, Julie D Klapstein, Michael Paul North, Scott G Ginn, Sharon Brunecz, Teresa L Kline and Vickie L Capps.
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Which institutional investors are selling Amedisys stock?

AMED stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of Michigan Retirement System, Advisors Asset Management Inc., Fulcrum Equity Management, Veracity Capital LLC, Texas Permanent School Fund, Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank , TrimTabs Asset Management LLC, and State of Alaska Department of Revenue. Company insiders that have sold Amedisys company stock in the last year include Christopher Gerard, David L Kemmerly, Denise M Bohnert, Michael Paul North, Scott G Ginn, and Sharon Brunecz.
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Which institutional investors are buying Amedisys stock?

AMED stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Alliancebernstein L.P., Dupont Capital Management Corp, RFG Advisory LLC, New Mexico Educational Retirement Board, Bell Bank, Landsberg Bennett & Dubbaneh LLC, Icon Wealth Partners LLC, and NEXT Financial Group Inc. Company insiders that have bought Amedisys stock in the last two years include Bruce D Perkins, Teresa L Kline, and Vickie L Capps.
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How do I buy shares of Amedisys?

Shares of AMED can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Amedisys' stock price today?

One share of AMED stock can currently be purchased for approximately $260.62.

How much money does Amedisys make?

Amedisys has a market capitalization of $8.49 billion and generates $2.07 billion in revenue each year. The health services provider earns $183.61 million in net income (profit) each year or $6.11 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Amedisys have?

Amedisys employs 21,000 workers across the globe.

When was Amedisys founded?

Amedisys was founded in 1982.

What is Amedisys' official website?

The official website for Amedisys is www.amedisys.com.

Where are Amedisys' headquarters?

Amedisys is headquartered at 3854 AMERICAN WAY SUITE A, BATON ROUGE LA, 70816.

How can I contact Amedisys?

Amedisys' mailing address is 3854 AMERICAN WAY SUITE A, BATON ROUGE LA, 70816. The health services provider can be reached via phone at 225-292-2031 or via email at [email protected]


This page was last updated on 8/1/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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