News articles about Almost Family (NASDAQ:AFAM) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Almost Family earned a coverage optimism score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the company an impact score of 44.7817751761086 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.

Shares of NASDAQ:AFAM opened at $56.00 on Tuesday. The firm has a market cap of $783.59, a P/E ratio of 26.67, a P/E/G ratio of 1.15 and a beta of 0.58. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.21, a current ratio of 1.97 and a quick ratio of 1.97. Almost Family has a 12-month low of $40.15 and a 12-month high of $66.15.

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Almost Family (NASDAQ:AFAM) last announced its earnings results on Monday, February 26th. The company reported $0.58 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.58. The business had revenue of $200.62 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $203.44 million. Almost Family had a return on equity of 5.88% and a net margin of 2.56%. Almost Family’s revenue for the quarter was up 30.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.59 EPS. analysts expect that Almost Family will post 2.87 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

AFAM has been the topic of a number of analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research raised Almost Family from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, March 1st. Royal Bank of Canada reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $59.00 price target on shares of Almost Family in a research note on Tuesday, February 27th. BidaskClub upgraded Almost Family from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Saturday, February 24th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase lowered their target price on Almost Family from $59.00 to $56.00 and set a “neutral” rating for the company in a research report on Monday, March 5th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating, one has issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. Almost Family currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $61.71.

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Almost Family Company Profile

Almost Family, Inc is a provider of home healthcare services. The Company has two divisions: Home Health and Healthcare Innovations (HCI). The Home Health division consists of two segments: Visiting Nurse Services (VN or Visiting Nurse) and Personal Care Services (PC or Personal Care). The VN segment provides a range of Medicare-certified home health nursing services to patients in need of recuperative care, following a period of hospitalization or care in another type of inpatient facility.

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