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NASDAQ:AMEDAmedisys Stock Price, Forecast & News

$204.84
+3.89 (+1.94 %)
(As of 07/9/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$197.23
Now: $204.84
$205.94
50-Day Range
$169.77
MA: $189.77
$205.63
52-Week Range
$120.15
Now: $204.84
$218.44
Volume216,900 shs
Average Volume621,859 shs
Market Capitalization$6.63 billion
P/E Ratio53.34
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.95
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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.3Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.34 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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.96 billion
Cash Flow$6.33 per share
Book Value$19.89 per share

Profitability

Net Income$126.83 million

Miscellaneous

Employees21,300
Market Cap$6.63 billion
Next Earnings Date7/29/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Amedisys (NASDAQ:AMED) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Amedisys' stock been impacted by COVID-19 (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 stock has increased by 20.2% and is now trading at $204.84. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Amedisys?

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

When is Amedisys' next earnings date?

Amedisys is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, July 29th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Amedisys.

How were Amedisys' earnings last quarter?

Amedisys Inc (NASDAQ:AMED) posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May, 6th. The health services provider reported $1.05 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.97 by $0.08. The health services provider earned $491.70 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $507.45 million. Amedisys had a net margin of 6.43% and a return on equity of 23.09%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 5.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company posted $1.11 EPS. View Amedisys' earnings history.

What price target have analysts set for AMED?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Amedisys' stock. Their forecasts range from $125.00 to $240.00. On average, they expect Amedisys' share price to reach $194.62 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 5.0%. View analysts' price targets for Amedisys.

Has Amedisys been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about AMED stock have been trending neutral on Friday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Amedisys earned a news impact score of 0.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the health services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future. View the latest news about Amedisys.

Are investors shorting Amedisys?

Amedisys saw a drop in short interest during the month of June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totaling 1,070,000 shares, a drop of 10.8% from the June 15th total of 1,200,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 326,500 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.3 days. Currently, 3.4% of the shares of the stock are short sold. 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 Alibaba Group (BABA), NVIDIA (NVDA), Adobe (ADBE), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Netflix (NFLX), CVS Health (CVS), Intel (INTC), Micron Technology (MU), Pfizer (PFE) and Vertex Pharmaceuticals (VRTX).

Who are Amedisys' key executives?

Amedisys' management team includes the following 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)

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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Riverbridge Partners LLC (2.08%), Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.13%), Polianta Ltd (0.02%), HBW Advisory Services LLC (0.01%) and Contravisory Investment Management Inc. (0.00%). Company insiders that own Amedisys stock include Bruce D Perkins, Christopher Gerard, David B Pearce, David L Kemmerly, 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. 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, Polianta Ltd, Envestnet Asset Management Inc., HBW Advisory Services LLC, and Contravisory Investment Management Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Amedisys stock in the last two years include Bruce D Perkins, Teresa L Kline, and Vickie L Capps. View insider buying and selling activity 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 $204.84.

How big of a company is Amedisys?

Amedisys has a market capitalization of $6.63 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 7/10/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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