Amedisys Inc (AMED): Price and Financial Metrics

Amedisys Inc (AMED)

Today's Latest Price: $313.54 USD

10.64 (3.51%)

Updated Jan 22 4:00pm

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 77 in Medical - Services

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AMED Stock Summary

  • AMED has a market capitalization of $9,938,312,263 -- more than approximately 82.46% of US stocks.
  • AMED's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 571.54 -- higher than 93.32% of US-listed equities with positive expected earnings growth.
  • The price/operating cash flow metric for Amedisys Inc is higher than 85.54% of stocks in our set with a positive cash flow.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Amedisys Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be ATR, JHG, EHC, MORN, and BKI.
  • Visit AMED's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

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AMED Price/Volume Stats

Current price $313.54 52-week high $314.41
Prev. close $302.90 52-week low $132.95
Day low $301.91 Volume 214,000
Day high $314.41 Avg. volume 181,479
50-day MA $271.53 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $230.00 Market Cap 10.29B

Amedisys Inc (AMED) Company Bio

Amedisys provides home health and hospice care services. It operates through two segments, Home Health and Hospice. The company was founded in 1982 and is based in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

AMED Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$313.54$258.39 -15%

We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for Amedisys Inc with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that Amedisys Inc ranked in the 47th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that all scenearios modelled for this stock suggest it is overvalued. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for AMED, they are:

  • Interest coverage, a measure of earnings relative to interest payments, is 16.91; that's higher than 78.63% of US stocks in the Healthcare sector that have positive free cash flow.
  • The business' balance sheet reveals debt to be 4% of the company's capital (with equity being the remaining amount). Approximately merely 14.94% of US stocks with free cash flow have a lower reliance on debt in their capital structure.
  • AMED's estimated cost of debt, based largely on its market capitalization and its interest coverage ratio, is 3%; for context, that number is higher than 44.96% of tickers in our DCF set.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

For other companies in the Healthcare that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as AMED, try BDX, FGEN, IQV, INBP, and PAHC.

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Latest AMED News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Amedisys Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate AMED as an investment opportunity.

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AMED Price Returns

1-mo 8.18%
3-mo 24.86%
6-mo 46.01%
1-year 73.86%
3-year 461.60%
5-year 713.76%
YTD 6.89%
2020 75.73%
2019 42.53%
2018 122.18%
2017 23.65%
2016 8.42%

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