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NASDAQ:AMED

Amedisys Stock Forecast, Price & News

$259.00
+8.13 (+3.24 %)
(As of 10/30/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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$249.48
Now: $259.00
$259.85
50-Day Range
$224.06
MA: $241.09
$255.61
52-Week Range
$127.12
Now: $259.00
$259.85
Volume279,146 shs
Average Volume277,577 shs
Market Capitalization$8.41 billion
P/E Ratio67.10
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.9
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 heart disease, pulmonary disease, Alzheimer's, or cancer. The Personal Care segment provides assistance for patients with the activities of daily living. As of February 18, 2020, the company owned and operated 479 care centers in 38 states and the District of Columbia. Amedisys, Inc. was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.4Community Rank: 2.2Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.37 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Home health care services
Sub-IndustryHealth Care Services
SectorMedical
Current SymbolNASDAQ:AMED
CUSIP02343610
Phone225-292-2031
Employees21,300

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.96 billion
Cash Flow$6.41 per share
Book Value$19.89 per share

Profitability

Net Income$126.83 million

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$8.41 billion
Next Earnings Date2/16/2021 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$259.00
+8.13 (+3.24 %)
(As of 10/30/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Amedisys (NASDAQ:AMED) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Amedisys' stock been impacted by Coronavirus?

Amedisys' stock was trading at $170.47 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, AMED shares have increased by 51.9% and is now trading at $259.00.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Amedisys?

14 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Amedisys in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 11 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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When is Amedisys' next earnings date?

Amedisys is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 16th 2021.
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How were Amedisys' earnings last quarter?

Amedisys, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMED) posted its earnings results on Sunday, November, 1st. The health services provider reported $1.52 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.27 by $0.25. Amedisys had a return on equity of 22.41% and a net margin of 6.50%.
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What guidance has Amedisys issued on next quarter's earnings?

Amedisys updated its FY20 earnings guidance on Wednesday, October, 28th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $6.02-6.08 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $4.95. The company issued revenue guidance of $2.067-2.072 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.06 billion.

What price target have analysts set for AMED?

14 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Amedisys' stock. Their forecasts range from $160.00 to $290.00. On average, they expect Amedisys' stock price to reach $245.21 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 5.3%.
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Are investors shorting Amedisys?

Amedisys saw a increase in short interest in October. As of October 15th, there was short interest totaling 506,400 shares, an increase of 28.4% from the September 30th total of 394,500 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 180,600 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.8 days. Currently, 1.6% of the shares of the stock are sold short.
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Who are some of Amedisys' key competitors?

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' key executives?

Amedisys' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Paul Berthold Kusserow, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 59, Pay $1.33M)
  • Mr. Scott G. Ginn, Chief Financial Officer (Age 51, Pay $1.22M)
  • Mr. Christopher T. Gerard, Chief Operating Officer (Age 53, Pay $1.34M)
  • Mr. David L. Kemmerly, Chief Legal & Gov. Affairs Officer (Age 57, Pay $851.77k)
  • Ms. Sharon Brunecz, Chief HR Officer (Age 53, Pay $844.58k)
  • Mr. Pete Hartley, CTO & Sr. VP of Bus. Operations Systems
  • Mr. Michael P. North, Chief Information Officer (Age 55)
  • Mr. Denise Bohnert, Chief Compliance Officer (Age 42)
  • Kendra Kimmons, VP of Marketing & Communications
  • Mr. John Nugent, Chief Acquisitions Officer

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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Riverbridge Partners LLC (2.14%), Assenagon Asset Management S.A. (0.61%), Standard Life Aberdeen plc (0.57%), Artemis Investment Management LLP (0.31%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.25%) and Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. (0.18%). 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, Linda J Hall, Michael Paul North, Scott G Ginn, Sharon Brunecz, Teresa L Kline and Vickie L Capps.
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Which major investors are selling Amedisys stock?

AMED stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Retirement Systems of Alabama, Dorsey Wright & Associates, Comerica Bank, Gradient Investments LLC, Columbus Circle Investors, New Mexico Educational Retirement Board, and BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA. Company insiders that have sold Amedisys company stock in the last year include Christopher Gerard, David L Kemmerly, Denise M Bohnert, Donald A Washburn, Jake L Netterville, Jeffrey A Rideout, Julie D Klapstein, Michael Paul North, Scott G Ginn, and Sharon Brunecz.
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Which major investors are buying Amedisys stock?

AMED stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Standard Life Aberdeen plc, Artemis Investment Management LLP, Riverbridge Partners LLC, Landsberg Bennett & Dubbaneh LLC, Pacer Advisors Inc., Envestnet Asset Management Inc., and Syntal Capital Partners LLC. 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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Amedisys' stock price today?

One share of AMED stock can currently be purchased for approximately $259.00.

How big of a company is Amedisys?

Amedisys has a market capitalization of $8.41 billion and generates $1.96 billion in revenue each year. The health services provider earns $126.83 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.40 on an earnings per share basis. Amedisys employs 21,300 workers across the globe.

What is Amedisys' official website?

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

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 10/30/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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