Addus HomeCare Corporation (ADUS) Earns Coverage Optimism Score of 0.15

News headlines about Addus HomeCare Corporation (NASDAQ:ADUS) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Addus HomeCare Corporation earned a coverage optimism score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the company an impact score of 46.9766723451026 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.

Several analysts recently weighed in on ADUS shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Addus HomeCare Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $39.00 target price for the company in a report on Thursday, August 17th. ValuEngine raised shares of Addus HomeCare Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 1st. Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $45.00 price target on shares of Addus HomeCare Corporation in a research report on Tuesday, September 19th. Robert W. Baird reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $40.00 price target on shares of Addus HomeCare Corporation in a research report on Thursday, August 24th. Finally, BidaskClub cut shares of Addus HomeCare Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, July 27th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $41.33.

Shares of Addus HomeCare Corporation (ADUS) opened at $33.35 on Friday. The stock has a market cap of $387.68, a price-to-earnings ratio of 22.16, a PEG ratio of 1.53 and a beta of 0.19. Addus HomeCare Corporation has a 1 year low of $29.90 and a 1 year high of $40.75. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.23, a quick ratio of 2.68 and a current ratio of 2.68.

Addus HomeCare Corporation (NASDAQ:ADUS) last released its quarterly earnings data on Monday, November 6th. The company reported $0.42 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.38 by $0.04. Addus HomeCare Corporation had a net margin of 4.30% and a return on equity of 10.35%. The business had revenue of $108.60 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $108.99 million. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.39 EPS. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 4.9% on a year-over-year basis. research analysts anticipate that Addus HomeCare Corporation will post 1.42 earnings per share for the current year.

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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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