AMED:NSD-Amedisys, Inc (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Medical Care Facilities | NSD

Last Closing Price

USD 283.99

Change

+7.16 (+2.59)%

Market Cap

USD 9.09B

Volume

0.07M

Average Target Price

USD 307.17 (+8.16%)
Average Analyst Rating

Verdict

Fundamental Analysis

Verdict

About

Amedisys, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides healthcare services in the United States. It operates through three segments: Home Health, Hospice, and Personal Care. The Home Health segment offers a range of services in the homes of individuals for the recovery of patients from surgery, chronic disability, or terminal illness, as well as prevents avoidable hospital readmissions through its skilled nurses; rehabilitation therapists specialized in physical, speech, and occupational therapy; and social workers and aides for assisting its patients. The Hospice segment offers services that is designed to provide comfort and support for those who are dealing with a terminal illness, including cancer, heart disease, pulmonary disease, or Alzheimer's. The Personal Care segment provides assistance for patients with the activities of daily living. As of December 31, 2020, the company owned and operated 320 home health care centers, 180 hospice care centers, and 14 personal-care care centers in 39 states within the United States and the District of Columbia. Amedisys, Inc. was incorporated in 1982 and is headquartered in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Medical Care Facilities)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain -3.18% 39% F 25% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -3.18% 39% F 25% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 32.82% 28% F 33% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 32.82% 28% F 32% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 478.74% 91% A- 92% A-
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 478.74% 91% A- 92% A-
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 54.31% 83% B 88% B+
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 54.31% 83% B 88% B+
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 39.77% 78% C+ 43% F
Risk Adjusted Return 136.54% 94% A 98% A+
Market Capitalization 9.09B 100% A+ 90% A-
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 87%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Medical Care Facilities)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 50.15 50% F 24% F
Price/Book Ratio 11.49 37% F 15% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 31.47 11% F 15% F
EV/EBITDA 32.87 29% F 30% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 25.50% 84% B 93% A
Return on Invested Capital 20.76% 95% A 92% A-
Return on Assets 9.46% 95% A 94% A
Debt to Equity Ratio 25.27% 50% F 56% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 1.75 83% B 57% F
Short Percent 1.65% 88% B+ 70% C-
Beta 0.58 59% F 82% B-
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Analyst Rating

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Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Superior risk adjusted returns

This stock has performed well, on a risk adjusted basis, compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

Low volatility

The stock’s annual returns have been stable and consistent compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. Although stability is good, also keep in mind it can limit returns.

Superior return on equity

The company management has delivered better return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters then its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior capital utilization

The company management has delivered better return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior return on assets

The company management has delivered better return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Superior Earnings Growth

This stock has shown top quartile earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

High Gross Profit to Asset Ratio

This stock is in the top quartile compared to its peers on Gross Profit to Asset Ratio. This is a popular measure among value investors for showing superior returns in the long run.

What to not like:
Overpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

Overpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.

Overpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Highly leveraged

The company is in the bottom half compared to its sector peers on debt to equity and is highly leveraged. However, do check the news and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Low Revenue Growth

This stock has shown below median revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector