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NASDAQ:AMED

Amedisys (AMED) Stock Forecast, Price & News

$120.04
-1.53 (-1.26%)
(As of 05/16/2022 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$118.90
$122.47
50-Day Range
$112.74
$178.09
52-Week Range
$109.53
$276.21
Volume
243,112 shs
Average Volume
348,345 shs
Market Capitalization
$3.91 billion
P/E Ratio
20.66
Dividend Yield
N/A
Beta
0.88
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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, 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; 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. As of December 31, 2021, the company owned and operated 331 home health care centers, 175 hospice care centers, and 14 personal-care, and 8 high acuity care centers in 38 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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Home health care services
Sub-Industry
Health Care Services
Sector
Medical
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:AMED
CUSIP
02343610
Employees
21,000
Year Founded
1982

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$2.21 billion
Cash Flow
$8.13 per share
Book Value
$29.95 per share

Profitability

Net Income
$209.07 million
Pretax Margin
11.51%

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Miscellaneous

Free Float
31,987,000
Market Cap
$3.91 billion
Optionable
Optionable

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
4/27/2022
Today
5/16/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
8/03/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

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MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

2.54 out of 5 stars

Medical Sector

107th out of 1,423 stocks

Home Health Care Services Industry

3rd out of 9 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 4.3Community Rank: 4.0Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -













Amedisys (NASDAQ:AMED) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Amedisys a buy right now?

15 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Amedisys in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 10 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" Amedisys stock.
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When is Amedisys' next earnings date?

Amedisys is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August 3rd 2022.
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How were Amedisys' earnings last quarter?

Amedisys, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMED) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, April, 27th. The health services provider reported $1.23 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.11 by $0.12. The health services provider earned $545.26 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $557.81 million. Amedisys had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 19.37% and a net margin of 8.59%. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $1.54 earnings per share.
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How will Amedisys' stock buyback program work?

Amedisys announced that its board has authorized a stock buyback plan on Wednesday, August 4th 2021, which allows the company to repurchase $100,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to repurchase up to 1.2% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are usually an indication that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued.

What guidance has Amedisys issued on next quarter's earnings?

Amedisys updated its FY22 earnings guidance on Wednesday, April, 27th. The company provided EPS guidance of $5.23-$5.45 for the period, compared to the consensus estimate of $5.33. The company issued revenue guidance of $2.330-$2.365 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.36 billion.

What price target have analysts set for AMED?

15 brokerages have issued twelve-month price objectives for Amedisys' stock. Their forecasts range from $147.00 to $220.00. On average, they anticipate Amedisys' share price to reach $191.80 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 59.8% 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.

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).

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 investors include BlackRock Inc. (11.96%), Vanguard Group Inc. (9.36%), Wellington Management Group LLP (5.76%), Riverbridge Partners LLC (5.21%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (4.25%) and Mackenzie Financial Corp (2.94%). Company insiders that own Amedisys stock include Bruce D Perkins, Bruce D Perkins, Christopher Gerard, David L Kemmerly, David L Kemmerly, Denise M Bohnert, Michael Paul North, Richard A Lechleiter, Scott G Ginn and Sharon Brunecz.
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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 Vanguard Group Inc., William Blair Investment Management LLC, TD Asset Management Inc., First Trust Advisors LP, Integral Health Asset Management LLC, Rothschild & Co. Asset Management US Inc., Thornburg Investment Management Inc., and Russell Investments Group Ltd.. Company insiders that have sold Amedisys company stock in the last year include Bruce D Perkins, Christopher Gerard, David L Kemmerly, and Scott G Ginn.
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Which institutional investors are buying Amedisys stock?

AMED stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Mackenzie Financial Corp, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC, Twin Tree Management LP, BlackRock Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Riverbridge Partners LLC, and Principal Financial Group Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Amedisys stock in the last two years include Bruce D Perkins, and Richard A Lechleiter.
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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 $120.04.

How much money does Amedisys make?

Amedisys has a market capitalization of $3.91 billion and generates $2.21 billion in revenue each year. The health services provider earns $209.07 million in net income (profit) each year or $5.81 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.

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, via email at [email protected], or via fax at 225-292-8163.

This page was last updated on 5/17/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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