Almost Family Inc (NASDAQ:AFAM) has received a consensus rating of “Hold” from the nine analysts that are currently covering the company, MarketBeat reports. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company. The average 12-month price objective among brokers that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $62.33.

A number of research analysts recently weighed in on the company. BidaskClub raised Almost Family from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday, January 19th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. lifted their price target on Almost Family to $59.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 8th. ValuEngine raised Almost Family from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, November 9th. Robert W. Baird set a $55.00 price target on Almost Family and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday, October 21st. Finally, Jefferies Group reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $58.00 price target on shares of Almost Family in a research report on Friday, November 3rd.

In other Almost Family news, Director Jonathan Goldberg sold 10,000 shares of Almost Family stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, November 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $60.08, for a total value of $600,800.00. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 44,803 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,691,764.24. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. Insiders own 13.10% of the company’s stock.

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the business. Deutsche Bank AG grew its holdings in shares of Almost Family by 149.0% during the 4th quarter. Deutsche Bank AG now owns 29,507 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,631,000 after purchasing an additional 17,659 shares in the last quarter. Wolverine Asset Management LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Almost Family during the 4th quarter worth approximately $5,013,000. Gardner Lewis Asset Management L P acquired a new stake in shares of Almost Family during the 4th quarter worth approximately $2,668,000. Renaissance Technologies LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Almost Family during the 4th quarter worth approximately $244,000. Finally, Prosight Management LP acquired a new stake in shares of Almost Family during the 4th quarter worth approximately $5,012,000. 86.51% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

Shares of Almost Family (NASDAQ AFAM) traded down $0.65 during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $57.20. The company had a trading volume of 55,400 shares, compared to its average volume of 172,347. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.27, a current ratio of 2.40 and a quick ratio of 2.40. Almost Family has a 1-year low of $40.15 and a 1-year high of $66.15. The company has a market cap of $808.04, a P/E ratio of 47.67, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.26 and a beta of 0.56.

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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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