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

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

The firm has a 50 day moving average of $46.51 and a 200-day moving average of $47.97. The company has a market cap of $675.22 million and a P/E ratio of 11.32.

The Providence Service Corp. (NASDAQ:PRSC) last released its quarterly earnings results on Monday, August 1st. The company reported $0.70 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.65 by $0.05. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $0.67 EPS. The company earned $450.60 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $433.38 million. The company’s revenue was up 7.7% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts forecast that The Providence Service Corp. will post $2.67 earnings per share 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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