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NASDAQ:AMED

Amedisys (AMED) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$94.42
-0.08 (-0.08%)
(As of 02/23/2024 08:52 PM ET)
Today's Range
$93.94
$94.90
50-Day Range
$93.20
$95.90
52-Week Range
$69.36
$96.44
Volume
173,300 shs
Average Volume
260,538 shs
Market Capitalization
$3.08 billion
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$102.25

Amedisys MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
8.3% Upside
$102.25 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
9.28% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
N/A
Sustainability
-0.61
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.11mentions of Amedisys in the last 14 days
Based on 24 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
8.93%
From $4.48 to $4.88 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

2.39 out of 5 stars

Medical Sector

558th out of 935 stocks

Home Health Care Services Industry

5th out of 7 stocks


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About Amedisys Stock (NASDAQ:AMED)

Amedisys, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides healthcare services in the United States. It operates through four segments: Home Health, Hospice, Personal Care, and High Acuity 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; nursing services, 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. The High Acuity Care offers essential elements of inpatient hospital, skilled nursing facility care, and palliative care to patients in their homes. Amedisys, Inc. was incorporated in 1982 and is headquartered in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

AMED Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
2/21/2024
Today
2/26/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
5/01/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Sector
Medical
Industry
Home health care services
Sub-Industry
Health Care Services
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:AMED
CUSIP
02343610
Employees
20,000
Year Founded
1982

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$102.25
High Stock Price Target
$115.00
Low Stock Price Target
$81.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+8.3%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.00
Research Coverage
8 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$118.61 million
Pretax Margin
1.77%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$2.24 billion
Cash Flow
$6.11 per share
Book Value
$34.31 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
32,046,000
Market Cap
$3.08 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.86

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AMED Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Amedisys stock right now?

8 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Amedisys in the last year. There are currently 8 hold ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" AMED shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in AMED, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Amedisys' stock price target for 2024?

8 brokerages have issued 12 month price objectives for Amedisys' stock. Their AMED share price targets range from $81.00 to $115.00. On average, they anticipate the company's share price to reach $102.25 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 8.3% from the stock's current price.
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How have AMED shares performed in 2024?

Amedisys' stock was trading at $95.06 at the beginning of the year. Since then, AMED shares have decreased by 0.7% and is now trading at $94.42.
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Are investors shorting Amedisys?

Amedisys saw a increase in short interest in the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totaling 2,960,000 shares, an increase of 5.7% from the January 15th total of 2,800,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 299,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 9.9 days. Currently, 9.3% of the company's stock are sold short.
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When is Amedisys' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 1st 2024.
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How were Amedisys' earnings last quarter?

Amedisys, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMED) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February, 21st. The health services provider reported $0.94 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.04 by $0.10. The health services provider earned $570.79 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $566.85 million. Amedisys had a negative net margin of 0.44% and a positive trailing twelve-month return on equity of 12.76%. The company's revenue was up 1.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business posted $1.16 EPS.

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

478 employees have rated Amedisys Chief Executive Officer Paul B. Kusserow on Glassdoor.com. Paul B. Kusserow has an approval rating of 79% among the company's employees. 60.0% of employees surveyed would recommend working at Amedisys to a friend.

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 Home Depot (HD).

Who are Amedisys' major shareholders?

Amedisys' stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (9.86%), FIL Ltd (4.00%), Alpine Associates Management Inc. (3.90%), Westchester Capital Management LLC (2.70%), Mackenzie Financial Corp (2.69%) and Park West Asset Management LLC (2.49%). Insiders that own company stock include Bruce D Perkins, Christopher Gerard, David L Kemmerly, David L Kemmerly, Denise M Bohnert, Michael Paul North, Richard A Lechleiter and Scott G Ginn.
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How do I buy shares of Amedisys?

Shares of AMED stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NASDAQ:AMED) was last updated on 2/26/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff