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Worthy Stock comparison for Investors: Amedisys Inc (NASDAQ:AMED)

Amedisys Inc (NASDAQ:AMED), closed the last trading session at $124.62 with increase of $2.37 or 1.94 percent against the opening price of $122.25. The trading day volume of the company stands at 375050 shares while the average trading volume of Amedisys Inc (NASDAQ:AMED) is 477.21 Million over the course of 3 consecutive months. Which signifies a pretty good change over the time with its shares outstanding of 32.06 Million.

The price target of Amedisys Inc (NASDAQ:AMED) is currently set at 133.8 by the analysts. The stock is $-11.56 Below its 1-Year High which is $140.91. AMED hit its 1-Year low price of $59.08. The company is currently rated by analyst who are keeping a close eye on the stock as 2.2. Where 1 means Buy, 2.5 meaning Hold and 5 as Sell.

Performance Indicators of Amedisys Inc (NASDAQ:AMED)

The value of the stock increased by 5.2% during the previous week performance. Looking at the 1 month performance of Amedisys Inc (NASDAQ:AMED), the stock dipped -8.14%. While the 1 year performance shows a positive percentage of 102.31 and year to date performance stands at 6.41%.

Amedisys Inc (NASDAQ:AMED) Analytical Review

The stock needs to grow about $9.18000000000001 to reach its price target. In order to seek the stock’s directional movements, 20-Days, 50 Days and 200-Days moving averages are -0.75%, -0.99% and 10.23 percent respectively. The stock trades about 5.5 percent of its Float giving its total shares Outstanding are 32.06 Million. AMED gained about -0.23 percent in 6 months showing its Average True Range of 4.16. The company currently has a RSI and Beta of 51.72 and 1.39.

While talking about Amedisys Inc (NASDAQ:AMED) valuation ratios, the stock trades with a P/S and P/B of 2.4 and 8.26 which is significantly better and attractive as compared to its peers.