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Amedisys Inc AMED Stock Quote

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NASDAQ: AMED

Last close prices updated as of Jan 26, 2023, 4:00 PM EST | USD | BATS BZX Real-Time Price
  • Last Close 91.16
  • Sector Healthcare
  • Industry Medical Care Facilities
  • Investment Style Small Blend
  • Day Range 90.00  –  92.85
  • Year Range 79.30  –  179.91
  • Market Cap 2.9620 Bil
  • Volume / Avg 215,640.0 /  460,088.1
  • Price / Sales 1.34
  • Price / Book 2.92
  • Forward Div Yield
  • Trailing Div Yield

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Key Statistics AMED

Company Profile AMED

Business Description

Amedisys Inc is a healthcare services company in the United States. The company brings healthcare to the home through the provision of home healthcare services, hospice services, high acuity care segment , and personal care services. The Home Health Segment provides skilled nurses, therapists, and aids to patients' homes throughout the United States, Hospice segment operates many centers designed to provide comfort and support for terminally ill patients, Personal Care Segment provides individuals with assistance in their daily living activities and High acuity care segment can deliver the essential elements of inpatient hospital, SNF care, and palliative care to patients in their homes. A majority of the company's revenue is derived from the Home Health segment.

Contact
3854 American Way, Suite A
Baton Rouge, LA, 70816
Industry Medical Care Facilities
Employees 21,000

FAQs for Amedisys Inc Stock

No. AMED does not currently have a forward dividend yield.
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AMED’s market cap is 2.96 Bil.
Market capitalization is calculated by taking a company’s share price and multiplying it by the total number of shares. It’s often used to measure a company’s size. In the Morningstar Style Box, large-cap names account for the largest 70% of U.S. stocks, mid-cap names account for the largest 70–90%, and small-cap names are the remaining 10% of companies.

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AMED’s stock style is Small Core.
Style is an investment factor that has a meaningful impact on investment risk and returns. Style is calculated by combining value and growth scores, which are first individually calculated.

High-growth stocks tend to represent the technology, healthcare, and communications sectors. They rarely distribute dividends to shareholders, opting for reinvestment in their businesses. More value-oriented stocks tend to represent financial services, utilities, and energy stocks. These are established companies that reliably pay dividends.

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AMED’s price/sales is 1.34.
Price/sales represents the amount an investor is willing to pay for a dollar generated from a particular company’s sales or revenues.

AMED’s price/forward earnings is 17.83.
Forward P/E gives some indication of how cheap or expensive a stock is compared with consensus earnings estimates. The lower the Forward P/E, the cheaper the stock.

AMED’s price/book is 2.92.
Price/book ratio can tell investors approximately how much they’re paying for a company’s assets, based on historical, rather than current, valuations. Historical valuations generally do not reflect a company’s current market value. Value investors frequently look for companies that have low price/book ratios.

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AMED’s beta can be found in Trading Information at the top of this page.
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