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Amedisys Stock Price, News & Analysis (NASDAQ:AMED)

$130.18
+0.15 (+0.12 %)
(As of 10/14/2019 02:02 PM ET)
Today's Range
$129.30
Now: $130.18
$131.15
50-Day Range
$121.56
MA: $130.34
$136.26
52-Week Range
$97.38
Now: $130.18
$141.98
Volume4,400 shs
Average Volume269,774 shs
Market Capitalization$4.19 billion
P/E Ratio35.81
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.44
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, physical and speech therapists, occupational therapists, social workers, and aides for its patients to complete their important personal tasks. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.66 billion
Cash Flow$4.33 per share
Book Value$15.14 per share

Profitability

Net Income$119.35 million

Miscellaneous

Employees21,000
Market Cap$4.19 billion
Next Earnings Date11/4/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Amedisys (NASDAQ:AMED) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Amedisys' stock symbol?

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

How were Amedisys' earnings last quarter?

Amedisys Inc (NASDAQ:AMED) posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July, 31st. The health services provider reported $1.21 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.97 by $0.24. The health services provider earned $492.98 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $489.66 million. Amedisys had a return on equity of 27.23% and a net margin of 6.84%. Amedisys's revenue was up 19.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $1.00 EPS. View Amedisys' Earnings History.

When is Amedisys' next earnings date?

Amedisys is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, November 4th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Amedisys.

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

Amedisys issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Wednesday, July, 31st. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $4.05-4.12 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $4.09. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.94-1.98 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.97 billion.

What price target have analysts set for AMED?

9 analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Amedisys' shares. Their predictions range from $124.00 to $155.00. On average, they expect Amedisys' share price to reach $140.56 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 8.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Amedisys.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Amedisys?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Amedisys in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Amedisys.

Has Amedisys been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about AMED stock have trended negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Amedisys earned a media sentiment score of -2.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the health services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for Amedisys.

Are investors shorting Amedisys?

Amedisys saw a increase in short interest in September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totalling 1,550,000 shares, an increase of 9.2% from the August 15th total of 1,420,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 306,500 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 5.1 days. Currently, 4.9% of the company's stock are sold short. View Amedisys' Current Options Chain.

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 Netflix (NFLX), Micron Technology (MU), Alibaba Group (BABA), Square (SQ), Adobe (ADBE), Cisco Systems (CSCO), NVIDIA (NVDA), Carrizo Oil & Gas (CRZO), Activision Blizzard (ATVI) and Cara Therapeutics (CARA).

Who are Amedisys' key executives?

Amedisys' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Paul Berthold Kusserow, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 58)
  • Mr. Scott G. Ginn, Chief Financial Officer (Age 50)
  • Mr. Christopher T. Gerard, Chief Operating Officer (Age 52)
  • Mr. David L. Kemmerly, Sr. VP of Gov. Affairs & Gen. Counsel (Age 56)
  • Ms. Sharon Brunecz, Chief HR Officer (Age 52)

Who are Amedisys' major shareholders?

Amedisys' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Riverbridge Partners LLC (2.08%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.02%) and We Are One Seven LLC (0.00%). Company insiders that own Amedisys stock include Bruce D Perkins, Christopher Gerard, David B Pearce, David L Kemmerly, Jake L Netterville, Jeffrey A Rideout, Kkr Credit Advisors (Us) Llc, Linda J Hall, Michael Paul North, Scott G Ginn and Sharon Brunecz. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Amedisys.

Which major investors are buying Amedisys stock?

AMED stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Riverbridge Partners LLC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue and We Are One Seven LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Amedisys.

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 $129.96.

How big of a company is Amedisys?

Amedisys has a market capitalization of $4.18 billion and generates $1.66 billion in revenue each year. The health services provider earns $119.35 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.63 on an earnings per share basis. Amedisys employs 21,000 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Amedisys.

What is Amedisys' official website?

The official website for Amedisys is http://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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Amedisys (NASDAQ AMED)

Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  336 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  489 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  825
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Amedisys and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe AMED will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe AMED will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 10/14/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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