Gentiva Health Services, Inc. (GTIV) Issues FY14 Earnings Guidance
Gentiva Health Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:GTIV) updated its FY14 earnings guidance on Wednesday. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $0.85-1.15 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.88, American Banking and Market News reports. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.9-2.1 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.98 billion.
GTIV has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Analysts at CRT Capital downgraded shares of Gentiva Health Services from a buy rating to a fair value rating in a research note on Tuesday, June 24th. They now have a $16.00 price target on the stock. On a related note, analysts at Piper Jaffray downgraded shares of Gentiva Health Services from an overweight rating to a neutral rating in a research note on Wednesday, May 21st. They now have a $14.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $11.00. Finally, analysts at Zacks upgraded shares of Gentiva Health Services from an underperform rating to a neutral rating in a research note on Monday, May 19th. They now have a $14.00 price target on the stock. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus price target of $14.43.
Gentiva Health Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:GTIV) traded up 0.32% on Wednesday, hitting $15.50. The stock had a trading volume of 1,082,116 shares. Gentiva Health Services, Inc. has a one year low of $7.35 and a one year high of $16.13. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $14.45 and a 200-day moving average of $11.17. The company’s market cap is $571.0 million.
Gentiva Health Services (NASDAQ:GTIV) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May 7th. The company reported $0.13 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.11 by $0.02. The company had revenue of $487.50 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $491.51 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.23 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 17.3% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that Gentiva Health Services, Inc. will post $0.90 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
Gentiva Health Services, Inc (NASDAQ:GTIV) is engaged in providing home health services and hospice services.
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