Shares of Addus HomeCare Corp. (NASDAQ:ADUS) were down 2.8% on Wednesday . The company traded as low as $19.22 and last traded at $20.86, with a volume of 55,558 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $21.47.

A number of analysts have weighed in on ADUS shares. Robert W. Baird reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Addus HomeCare Corp. in a report on Monday, May 16th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Addus HomeCare Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday. Finally, Oppenheimer Holdings Inc. reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Addus HomeCare Corp. in a report on Tuesday, May 3rd.

The firm’s 50 day moving average price is $19.01 and its 200 day moving average price is $19.56. The company has a market capitalization of $232.78 million and a PE ratio of 24.42.

Addus HomeCare Corp. (NASDAQ:ADUS) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday, August 1st. The company reported $0.31 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.31. The business earned $100.90 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $101.41 million. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.30 earnings per share. Addus HomeCare Corp.’s revenue for the quarter was up 17.6% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that Addus HomeCare Corp. will post $1.26 earnings per share for the current year.

An institutional investor recently bought a new position in Addus HomeCare Corp. stock. Whitebox Advisors LLC acquired a new position in shares of Addus HomeCare Corp. (NASDAQ:ADUS) during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm acquired 47,810 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,113,000. Whitebox Advisors LLC owned about 0.43% of Addus HomeCare Corp. at the end of the most recent quarter.

Addus HomeCare Corporation is a provider of home and community-based personal care services, which are provided primarily in the home, and is focused on the dual eligible (Medicare/Medicaid) population. The Company’s services include non-medical care, such as personal care, home support services and adult day care.

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