Headlines about Addus HomeCare Corporation (NASDAQ:ADUS) have been trending somewhat positive on Friday, Accern reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Addus HomeCare Corporation earned a media sentiment score of 0.20 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the company an impact score of 45.8347026333553 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

A number of analysts recently issued reports on the company. Zacks Investment Research cut Addus HomeCare Corporation from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 11th. BidaskClub cut Addus HomeCare Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, July 27th. ValuEngine raised Addus HomeCare Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 1st. Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $45.00 price target on shares of Addus HomeCare Corporation in a research note on Tuesday, September 19th. Finally, Robert W. Baird reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $40.00 price target on shares of Addus HomeCare Corporation in a research note on Thursday, August 24th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $41.33.

Shares of Addus HomeCare Corporation (ADUS) traded down 0.97% during trading on Friday, hitting $35.80. 16,073 shares of the stock traded hands. The firm has a market cap of $410.63 million, a P/E ratio of 25.55 and a beta of 0.21. The company has a 50-day moving average of $34.31 and a 200-day moving average of $35.28. Addus HomeCare Corporation has a 52 week low of $24.40 and a 52 week high of $40.75.

Addus HomeCare Corporation (NASDAQ:ADUS) last issued its 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 for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $104.39 million. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.31 earnings per share. Addus HomeCare Corporation’s revenue for the quarter was up 2.7% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts forecast that Addus HomeCare Corporation will post $1.60 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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Addus HomeCare Corporation Company Profile

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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