Stock To Watch: Amedisys Inc (NASDAQ:AMED)


The leading market experts have placed a mean price target of $54.57 on Amedisys Inc (NASDAQ:AMED) stock. This price level, which is estimated to be attained in one-year, indicates the mean of stock opinions given by the companies included in the First Call survey. The renowned research firms have predicted earnings of $0.50 a share for the upcoming quarter and $1.69 for the current fiscal.

Technical View

The technical analysis of Amedisys Inc plainly substantiates that the 50-day moving average of Amedisys Inc is $49.98, and stock is trading $-0.69 points away or -1.39% from its 50-day moving average of $49.98. Further it is trading $0.87 or +1.80% away its 200-day moving average of $48.42. Amedisys Inc (NASDAQ:AMED) 52-week high is $55.16 and the 52-week low is $31.16.

This explains if the stock moves $-5.87, it will post a 52-week high. In event of +58.18% decline, a 52-week low will be hit.

Taking the valuation aspect to emphasize the valuation of Amedisys Inc, shareholders can apply financial tool known as price-to-earnings ratio. This financial ratio assesses stock’s valuation by considering the relative expense of the stock. Following this ratio, Amedisys Inc (NASDAQ:AMED) ratio came in at 43.12.

The stock last ended the trading session at $49.29 and registered a market cap of $1.65B. To appraise firm’s growth, the shareholders take help of the Price-to-Earnings-Growth ratio. When a stock has a higher PEG ratio, it is suggestive of lower stock appreciation in approaching sessions. A stock comes in the group of undervalued stocks when its PEG ratio falls in between 0 and 1. Amedisys Inc (NASDAQ:AMED) PEG ratio is at 1.10.

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