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Addus HomeCare Corporation is a medical care facilities business based in the US. Addus HomeCare Corporation shares (ADUS) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Addus HomeCare Corporation employs 6,027 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Addus HomeCare Corporation share price

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Addus HomeCare Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-04-30.
52-week range$73.79 - $129.01
50-day moving average $106.72
200-day moving average $108.84
Wall St. target price$133.71
PE ratio 52.0264
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $2.08

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Is Addus HomeCare Corporation under- or over-valued?

Valuing Addus HomeCare Corporation stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Addus HomeCare Corporation's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Addus HomeCare Corporation's P/E ratio

Addus HomeCare Corporation's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 52x. In other words, Addus HomeCare Corporation shares trade at around 52x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

Addus HomeCare Corporation's PEG ratio

Addus HomeCare Corporation's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.0137. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Addus HomeCare Corporation's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Addus HomeCare Corporation's EBITDA

Addus HomeCare Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $63.1 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Addus HomeCare Corporation's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Addus HomeCare Corporation financials

Revenue TTM $764.8 million
Operating margin TTM 6.68%
Gross profit TTM $227.7 million
Return on assets TTM 4.18%
Return on equity TTM 6.67%
Profit margin 4.33%
Book value $33.10
Market capitalisation $1.7 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Addus HomeCare Corporation shares

There are currently 275,584 Addus HomeCare Corporation shares held short by investors – that's known as Addus HomeCare Corporation's "short interest". This figure is 23.7% down from 361,230 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Addus HomeCare Corporation shares can be evaluated.

Addus HomeCare Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Addus HomeCare Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Addus HomeCare Corporation shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Addus HomeCare Corporation shares traded daily (recently around 76551.111111111). Addus HomeCare Corporation's SIR currently stands at 3.6. In other words for every 100,000 Addus HomeCare Corporation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3600 shares are currently held short.

However Addus HomeCare Corporation's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Addus HomeCare Corporation shares, or, against the total number of tradable Addus HomeCare Corporation shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Addus HomeCare Corporation's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Addus HomeCare Corporation shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.0212% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Addus HomeCare Corporation shares, roughly 21 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Addus HomeCare Corporation.

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Addus HomeCare Corporation share dividends

We're not expecting Addus HomeCare Corporation to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Addus HomeCare Corporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Addus HomeCare Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $73.79 up to $129.01. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

ADUS.US volatility(beta: 0.73)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Addus HomeCare Corporation's is 0.7264. This would suggest that Addus HomeCare Corporation's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Addus HomeCare Corporation overview

Addus HomeCare Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides personal care services to elderly, chronically ill, disabled persons, and individuals who are at risk of hospitalization or institutionalization in the United States. It operates through three segments: Personal Care, Hospice, and Home Health. The Personal Care segment provides non-medical assistance with activities of daily living. This segment offers services that include assistance with bathing, grooming, oral care, feeding and dressing, medication reminders, meal planning and preparation, housekeeping, and transportation services. The Hospice segment provides palliative nursing care, social work, spiritual counseling, homemaker, and bereavement counseling services for people who are terminally ill, as well as related services for their families. The Home Health segment offers skilled nursing and physical, occupational, and speech therapy for the individuals who requires assistance during an illness or after hospitalization. The company's payor clients include federal, state, and local governmental agencies; managed care organizations; commercial insurers; and private individuals.

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