The Providence Service Corp. (NASDAQ:PRSC) shares were down 2.9% during trading on Thursday . The company traded as low as $45.56 and last traded at $45.78, with a volume of 78,689 shares. The stock had previously closed at $47.13.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research cut shares of The Providence Service Corp. from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, May 13th.

The stock’s 50-day moving average is $46.53 and its 200-day moving average is $47.98. The stock has a market capitalization of $668.40 million and a P/E ratio of 11.21.

The Providence Service Corp. (NASDAQ:PRSC) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Monday, August 1st. The company reported $0.70 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.65 by $0.05. During the same period last year, the business posted $0.67 EPS. The firm earned $450.60 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $433.38 million. The company’s revenue was up 7.7% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts expect that The Providence Service Corp. will post $2.67 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The Providence Service Corporation is a holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, provides critical healthcare and workforce development services. It operates in over two industry sectors, including the United States healthcare and global workforce development, through its three operating segments: Non-Emergency Transportation Services (NET Services), Workforce Development Services (WD Services) and Health Assessment Services (HA Services).

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