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The Providence Service (NASDAQ:PRSC) Director Coliseum Capital Management, L sold 100,049 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, August 18th. The stock was sold at an average price of $46.01, for a total value of $4,603,254.49. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link.

Shares of The Providence Service (NASDAQ:PRSC) opened at 45.02 on Thursday. The Providence Service has a 52 week low of $23.91 and a 52 week high of $47.90. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $40.60 and its 200-day moving average is $36.20. The company has a market cap of $667.6 million and a P/E ratio of 33.24.

The Providence Service (NASDAQ:PRSC) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 6th. The company reported $0.46 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.43 by $0.03. The company had revenue of $344.00 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $315.16 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.43 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 19.6% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that The Providence Service will post $1.96 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

A number of analysts have recently weighed in on PRSC shares. Analysts at Zacks upgraded shares of The Providence Service from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research note on Monday, August 11th. They now have a $48.20 price target on the stock. Analysts at Noble Financial raised their price target on shares of The Providence Service from $48.00 to $62.00 in a research note on Friday, August 8th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $47.40.

The Providence Service Corporation provides and manages government sponsored social services and non-emergency transportation services.

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