Andlauer Healthcare Group (TSE:AND) Trading Up 0.3%

Andlauer Healthcare Group Inc. (TSE:AND)’s stock price was up 0.3% during trading on Wednesday . The stock traded as high as C$36.70 and last traded at C$36.20. Approximately 54,881 shares traded hands during trading, an increase of 19% from the average daily volume of 46,004 shares. The stock had previously closed at C$36.08.

A number of equities research analysts recently issued reports on the company. CIBC upped their target price on Andlauer Healthcare Group from C$45.00 to C$47.00 in a research note on Friday, February 26th. National Bank Financial upped their target price on Andlauer Healthcare Group from C$36.25 to C$38.00 and gave the company a “sector perform” rating in a research note on Wednesday, February 24th. Royal Bank of Canada reduced their target price on Andlauer Healthcare Group from C$51.00 to C$50.00 and set an “outperform” rating on the stock in a research note on Friday, February 26th. Finally, Scotiabank upped their target price on Andlauer Healthcare Group from C$38.50 to C$40.00 in a research note on Thursday, February 25th.

The company has a fifty day simple moving average of C$36.96 and a two-hundred day simple moving average of C$39.26. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 137.41, a quick ratio of 1.84 and a current ratio of 1.92. The company has a market capitalization of C$1.39 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 36.94.

Andlauer Healthcare Group (TSE:AND) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February 24th. The company reported C$0.36 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of C$0.25 by C$0.11. The firm had revenue of C$86.63 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of C$87.40 million. As a group, analysts expect that Andlauer Healthcare Group Inc. will post 1.2699999 EPS for the current year.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, April 15th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, March 31st will be issued a dividend of $0.05 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, March 30th. This represents a $0.20 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.55%. Andlauer Healthcare Group’s dividend payout ratio is presently 21.52%.

About Andlauer Healthcare Group (TSE:AND)

Andlauer Healthcare Group Inc, a supply chain management company, provides a platform of customized third-party logistics (3PL) and specialized transportation solutions for the healthcare sector in Canada. It operates in two segments, Specialized Transportation and Healthcare Logistics. The company provides specialized temperature controlled services; and ground transportation services, including less-than-truckload and courier services; and air freight forwarding, and dedicated and last mile delivery services.

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