Several brokerages have updated their recommendations and price targets on shares of Almost Family (NASDAQ: AFAM) in the last few weeks:

  • 10/11/2017 – Almost Family had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada.
  • 10/10/2017 – Almost Family was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating. According to Zacks, “Almost Family, Inc. is a regionally focused provider of home health services. They have service locations in Florida, Ohio, Tennessee, New York, Kentucky, Connecticut, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Indiana, Illinois, Pennsylvania, Georgia, Missouri, Mississippi and Alabama. The Company has two divisions, Home Health care and Healthcare Innovations. “
  • 10/9/2017 – Almost Family is now covered by analysts at J P Morgan Chase & Co. They set a “neutral” rating and a $54.00 price target on the stock.
  • 10/2/2017 – Almost Family was downgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating.
  • 9/20/2017 – Almost Family was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating. According to Zacks, “Almost Family, Inc. is a regionally focused provider of home health services. They have service locations in Florida, Ohio, Tennessee, New York, Kentucky, Connecticut, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Indiana, Illinois, Pennsylvania, Georgia, Missouri, Mississippi and Alabama. The Company has two divisions, Home Health care and Healthcare Innovations. “
  • 9/19/2017 – Almost Family had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Robert W. Baird. They now have a $55.00 price target on the stock.
  • 9/1/2017 – Almost Family was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating.

Shares of Almost Family Inc (NASDAQ AFAM) opened at 46.70 on Friday. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of $48.87 and a 200-day moving average price of $52.53. The firm has a market cap of $640.58 million, a PE ratio of 31.79 and a beta of 0.47. Almost Family Inc has a 12 month low of $36.39 and a 12 month high of $62.95.

Almost Family (NASDAQ:AFAM) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August 8th. The company reported $0.56 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.56. The company had revenue of $200.70 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $205.48 million. Almost Family had a return on equity of 7.09% and a net margin of 2.43%. Almost Family’s revenue for the quarter was up 28.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.61 EPS. On average, analysts predict that Almost Family Inc will post $2.18 EPS for the current fiscal year.

In other news, SVP John Shermyen sold 2,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, September 28th. The stock was sold at an average price of $52.00, for a total value of $104,000.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the senior vice president now owns 79,864 shares in the company, valued at approximately $4,152,928. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. 13.10% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

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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