As of Thursday, Amedisys Inc.’s (NASDAQ:AMED) stock closed at $76.75, down from $77.26 the previous day. While Amedisys Inc. has underperformed by -0.66%, investors are advised to look at stock chart patterns for technical insight. Within its last year performance, AMED fell by -34.52%, with highs and lows ranging from $131.32 to $69.36, whereas the simple moving average fell by -16.46% in the last 200 days.
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Analysis of Amedisys Inc. (AMED)
Further, the quarter-over-quarter increase in sales is 2.00%, showing a positive trend in the upcoming months.
One of the most important indicators of Amedisys Inc.’s future performance is equity, which can be evaluated using several well-rounded types of analysis and research techniques. The goal here is to ensure that your current return on equity of 10.90% is sufficient for you to turn a profit off your investment. Taking into account the quick ratio of the company, currently set at 1.10, you can see that the company can cover any debts it may have, which can easily be seen in the annual report of the company.
For any stock, average volume can also provide valuable insight into volatility, and AMED is recording 564.35K average volume. On a monthly basis, the volatility of the stock is set at 4.37%, whereas on a weekly basis, it is put at 2.92%, with a gain of 0.41% over the past seven days. Furthermore, long-term investors anticipate a median target price of $93.15, showing growth from the present price of $76.75, which can serve as yet another indication of whether AMED is worth investing in or should be passed over.
How Do You Analyze Amedisys Inc. Shares?
The Medical Care Facilities market is dominated by Amedisys Inc. (AMED) based in the USA. When comparing Amedisys Inc. shares with other companies under Healthcare, the P/E value is an influential factor to note. This is because it represents an indication of the future growth of the company in terms of investors’ expectations. Ultimately, the value of the latter should demonstrate steady, rapid growth, which is an accurate measure of the company’s progress. In addition to the value of 22.32, there is a growth in quarterly earnings of -20.00%.
Along with the fundamentals, it is also important to consider how many employees own shares of the company. This is because the values should be in line with investors’ expectations. As such, the current holdings of company stock inside the company are set at 0.30%. This can enable you to see the extent to which executives own the company’s stock. As opposed to executive stock, institutional ownership accounts for 98.14% of the company’s shares, contributing to an indication of company value, since large shareholders may signify strength within the organization.
Are institutional investors increasing their holdings in AMED shares?
The recent increase in stakes in AMED appears to be a result of several institutional investors and hedge funds increasing their positions. The Vanguard Group, Inc.’s position in AMED has increased by 3.23% in the first quarter. The company now owns 3,184,986 shares of the stock, with a value of $255.75 million, following the purchase of 99,614 additional shares during the last quarter. BlackRock Fund Advisors made another decreased to its shares in AMED during the first quarter, downing its stake by -1.39%. During the last quarter, the company dropped down -37,955 additional shares for a total stake of worth $216.32 million, bringing number of shares owned by the company to 2,693,925.
During the first quarter, Wellington Management Co. LLP subtracted a -203,387 position in AMED. Deerfield Management Co. LP purchased an additional 0.31 million shares in the last quarter, increasing its holdings by 20.96%, now holding 1.79 million shares worth $144.06 million. At the end of the first quarter, JPMorgan Investment Management, I increased its AMED holdings by 11.21% and now holds 1.53 million AMED shares valued at $122.67 million with the added 0.15 million shares during the period. AMED shares are owned by institutional investors to the tune of 98.14% at present.
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