NASDAQ:AMED - Amedisys Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$123.77 -2.75 (-2.17 %)
(As of 03/21/2019 01:32 AM ET)
Previous Close$126.52
Today's Range$123.18 - $127.33
52-Week Range$59.08 - $140.91
Volume285,800 shs
Average Volume465,048 shs
Market Capitalization$3.96 billion
P/E Ratio34.10
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.37
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. The Hospice segment offers care that is designed to provide comfort and support for those who are dealing with a terminal illness, including heart disease, pulmonary disease, Alzheimer's, HIV/AIDS, and cancer. The Personal Care segment provides assistance for patients with the activities of daily living. As of February 27, 2019, the company owned and operated 472 care centers in 38 states. Amedisys, Inc. was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

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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$4.2518 per share
Book Value$15.14 per share

Profitability

Net Income$119.35 million

Miscellaneous

Employees21,000
Market Cap$3.96 billion
Next Earnings Date5/6/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, February, 27th. The health services provider reported $0.91 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.85 by $0.06. The health services provider had revenue of $434.38 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $427.75 million. Amedisys had a return on equity of 25.89% and a net margin of 7.18%. Amedisys's revenue for the quarter was up 9.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.56 earnings per share. View Amedisys' Earnings History.

When is Amedisys' next earnings date?

Amedisys is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, May 6th 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, February, 27th. The company provided EPS guidance of $3.98-4.09 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $4.13. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.94-1.98 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.94 billion.Amedisys also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $3.98-4.09 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for AMED?

11 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Amedisys' shares. Their predictions range from $78.00 to $145.00. On average, they anticipate Amedisys' stock price to reach $123.24 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 0.4%. View Analyst Price Targets for Amedisys.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Amedisys?

11 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Amedisys in the last year. There are currently 8 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Amedisys.

Has Amedisys been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about AMED stock have been trending somewhat negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Amedisys earned a media sentiment score of -1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the health services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future.

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 Micron Technology (MU), Netflix (NFLX), NVIDIA (NVDA), Square (SQ), Adobe (ADBE), Workday (WDAY), Activision Blizzard (ATVI), Alibaba Group (BABA), Tesla (TSLA) and Cisco Systems (CSCO).

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. Michael P. North, Chief Information Officer (Age 54)
  • Mr. Pete Hartley, CTO & Sr. VP of Bus. Operations Systems

Who are Amedisys' major shareholders?

Amedisys' stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (15.74%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.14%), Acadian Asset Management LLC (2.52%), Norges Bank (1.83%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.62%) and Geode Capital Management LLC (1.35%). 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, Lawrence R Pernosky, Linda J Hall, Michael Paul North and Scott G Ginn. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Amedisys.

Which major investors are selling Amedisys stock?

AMED stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P., FMR LLC, Northern Trust Corp, Rothschild & Co. Asset Management US Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Castleark Management LLC, Hancock Whitney Corp and First Trust Advisors LP. Company insiders that have sold Amedisys company stock in the last year include 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 and Scott G Ginn. View Insider Buying and Selling for Amedisys.

Which major investors are buying Amedisys stock?

AMED stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Norges Bank, MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd, Acadian Asset Management LLC, Millennium Management LLC, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Geode Capital Management LLC, Geode Capital Management LLC and American Century Companies Inc.. 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Amedisys' stock price today?

One share of AMED stock can currently be purchased for approximately $123.77.

How big of a company is Amedisys?

Amedisys has a market capitalization of $3.96 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.

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:  295 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  455 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  750
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 3/21/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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