Almost Family (AFAM) Upgraded at BidaskClub
BidaskClub upgraded shares of Almost Family (NASDAQ:AFAM) from a strong sell rating to a sell rating in a research report sent to investors on Wednesday morning.
A number of other analysts have also recently weighed in on AFAM. SunTrust Banks set a $52.00 price target on Almost Family and gave the stock a hold rating in a research report on Monday, October 16th. Royal Bank of Canada reaffirmed a buy rating on shares of Almost Family in a research report on Wednesday, October 11th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. boosted their price target on Almost Family to $59.00 and gave the stock a neutral rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 8th. ValuEngine raised Almost Family from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report on Thursday, November 9th. Finally, Robert W. Baird set a $55.00 price target on Almost Family and gave the stock a hold rating in a research report on Saturday, October 21st. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of Hold and an average price target of $62.33.
Almost Family (NASDAQ AFAM) opened at $57.80 on Wednesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.27, a current ratio of 2.40 and a quick ratio of 2.40. Almost Family has a 52 week low of $40.15 and a 52 week high of $66.15. The company has a market capitalization of $820.67, a PE ratio of 48.17, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.22 and a beta of 0.56.
Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Sei Investments Co. lifted its position in shares of Almost Family by 1,261.0% during the 3rd quarter. Sei Investments Co. now owns 1,361 shares of the company’s stock worth $110,000 after purchasing an additional 1,261 shares during the last quarter. SG Americas Securities LLC acquired a new position in shares of Almost Family during the 3rd quarter worth about $148,000. Teacher Retirement System of Texas acquired a new position in shares of Almost Family during the 4th quarter worth about $230,000. Numeric Investors LLC acquired a new position in shares of Almost Family during the 2nd quarter worth about $333,000. Finally, Envestnet Asset Management Inc. lifted its position in shares of Almost Family by 24.5% during the 3rd quarter. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. now owns 6,245 shares of the company’s stock worth $335,000 after purchasing an additional 1,229 shares during the last quarter. 85.31% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.
Almost Family Company Profile
Almost Family, Inc is a provider of home healthcare services. The Company has two divisions: Home Health and Healthcare Innovations (HCI). The Home Health division consists of two segments: Visiting Nurse Services (VN or Visiting Nurse) and Personal Care Services (PC or Personal Care). The VN segment provides a range of Medicare-certified home health nursing services to patients in need of recuperative care, following a period of hospitalization or care in another type of inpatient facility.
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