Media headlines about Addus HomeCare Corporation (NASDAQ:ADUS) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Addus HomeCare Corporation earned a news sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the company an impact score of 45.3431339499991 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.
A number of research firms have recently commented on ADUS. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Addus HomeCare Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, August 18th. BidaskClub downgraded Addus HomeCare Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Saturday, August 5th. ValuEngine upgraded Addus HomeCare Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 1st. Robert W. Baird restated a “hold” rating and issued a $40.00 price objective on shares of Addus HomeCare Corporation in a report on Thursday, August 24th. Finally, Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. restated a “buy” rating and issued a $45.00 price objective on shares of Addus HomeCare Corporation in a report on Tuesday, August 29th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $41.33.
Addus HomeCare Corporation (ADUS) traded up 0.29% during trading on Tuesday, hitting $34.75. The stock had a trading volume of 17,312 shares. The firm’s 50 day moving average is $34.43 and its 200 day moving average is $35.15. The firm has a market cap of $398.58 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 24.80 and a beta of 0.23. Addus HomeCare Corporation has a 1-year low of $23.76 and a 1-year high of $40.75.
Addus HomeCare Corporation (NASDAQ:ADUS) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, August 7th. The company reported $0.34 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.33 by $0.01. Addus HomeCare Corporation had a return on equity of 10.47% and a net margin of 3.94%. The company had revenue of $103.60 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $104.39 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.31 earnings per share. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 2.7% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts anticipate that Addus HomeCare Corporation will post $1.60 earnings per share for the current year.
About Addus HomeCare Corporation
Addus HomeCare Corporation is a provider of personal care services, which are provided primarily in the home. The Company’s personal care services include assistance with bathing, grooming, oral care, skincare, assistance with feeding and dressing, medication reminders, meal planning and preparation, housekeeping and transportation services and other activities of daily living.
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