Addus Homecare Co. (NASDAQ:ADUS) EVP Laurie Manning sold 1,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, November 19th. The stock was sold at an average price of $71.91, for a total transaction of $71,910.00. Following the sale, the executive vice president now directly owns 11,537 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $829,625.67. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink.

Shares of NASDAQ:ADUS opened at $69.49 on Tuesday. Addus Homecare Co. has a 52 week low of $31.20 and a 52 week high of $76.89. The company has a quick ratio of 4.19, a current ratio of 4.19 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.37. The company has a market capitalization of $946.75 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 47.92, a PEG ratio of 2.86 and a beta of -0.26.

Addus Homecare (NASDAQ:ADUS) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, November 6th. The company reported $0.48 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.40 by $0.08. Addus Homecare had a net margin of 3.25% and a return on equity of 9.55%. The firm had revenue of $137.63 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $139.43 million. On average, research analysts anticipate that Addus Homecare Co. will post 1.69 EPS for the current year.

Large investors have recently modified their holdings of the business. SG Americas Securities LLC bought a new stake in Addus Homecare in the second quarter valued at approximately $118,000. Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC bought a new stake in Addus Homecare in the third quarter valued at approximately $189,000. Paloma Partners Management Co bought a new stake in Addus Homecare in the second quarter valued at approximately $201,000. Dorsey & Whitney Trust CO LLC bought a new stake in Addus Homecare in the third quarter valued at approximately $212,000. Finally, State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System bought a new stake in Addus Homecare in the third quarter valued at approximately $220,000.

A number of equities research analysts recently weighed in on ADUS shares. Royal Bank of Canada started coverage on shares of Addus Homecare in a research note on Monday, October 8th. They set an “outperform” rating and a $81.00 price target for the company. BidaskClub raised shares of Addus Homecare from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, September 7th. Cantor Fitzgerald started coverage on shares of Addus Homecare in a research note on Wednesday, September 12th. They set an “overweight” rating and a $77.00 price target for the company. Jefferies Financial Group started coverage on shares of Addus Homecare in a research note on Tuesday, August 21st. They set a “buy” rating and a $75.00 price target for the company. Finally, Robert W. Baird reissued a “hold” rating and set a $65.00 price target on shares of Addus Homecare in a research note on Wednesday, August 8th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, seven have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $73.50.

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About Addus Homecare

Addus HomeCare Corporation provides personal care services to elderly, chronically ill, disabled persons, and individuals who are at risk of hospitalization or institutionalization in the United States. The company's personal care services offer assistance with activities of daily living. Its services include assistance with bathing, grooming, oral care, assistance with feeding and dressing, medication reminders, meal planning and preparation, housekeeping, and transportation services, as well as other activities of daily living.

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