Amedisys, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides healthcare services in the United States.
AMED passed our risk checks.
Excellent balance sheet with reasonable growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has Amedisys's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: AMED has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: AMED exceeded the US Healthcare industry which returned 1.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: AMED exceeded the US Market which returned -10.4% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Amedisys's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 week ago | Simply Wall StThe Independent Director of Amedisys, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMED), Bruce Perkins, Just Bought 8.6% More Shares
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StWhy Amedisys, Inc.'s (NASDAQ:AMED) High P/E Ratio Isn't Necessarily A Bad Thing
1 month ago | Simply Wall StInsider Buying: Vickie Capps Just Spent US$187k On Amedisys, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMED) Shares
Is Amedisys undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: AMED ($179.95) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($204.89)
Significantly Below Fair Value: AMED is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: AMED is poor value based on its PE Ratio (45.6x) compared to the Healthcare industry average (20.9x).
PE vs Market: AMED is poor value based on its PE Ratio (45.6x) compared to the US market (13.1x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: AMED is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.3x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: AMED is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (9.1x) compared to the US Healthcare industry average (2.3x).
How is Amedisys forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 13 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: AMED's forecast earnings growth (19.9% per year) is above the savings rate (1.7%).
Earnings vs Market: AMED's earnings (19.9% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (12.2% per year).
High Growth Earnings: AMED's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: AMED's revenue (8% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (7.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: AMED's revenue (8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: AMED's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (20.6%)
How has Amedisys performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: AMED has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: AMED's current net profit margins (6.5%) are lower than last year (7.2%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: AMED's earnings have grown significantly by 50.3% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: AMED's earnings growth over the past year (6.3%) is below its 5-year average (50.3% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: AMED earnings growth over the past year (6.3%) underperformed the Healthcare industry 14%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: AMED's Return on Equity (19.9%) is considered low.
How is Amedisys's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: AMED's short term assets ($350.6M) exceed its short term liabilities ($326.9M).
Long Term Liabilities: AMED's short term assets ($350.6M) exceed its long term liabilities ($294.3M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: AMED's debt to equity ratio (37.2%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: AMED's debt to equity ratio has increased from 29.2% to 37.2% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: AMED's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (84.6%).
Interest Coverage: AMED's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (12.4x coverage).
Inventory Level: AMED has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: AMED's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 1.5x debt).
What is Amedisys's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate AMED's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate AMED's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if AMED's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if AMED's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of AMED's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Paul Kusserow (58yo)
Mr. Paul Berthold Kusserow has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of Amedisys, Inc. since December 16, 2014. He serves as Chairman of the Advisory Board of Care Innovations. He has been the Cha ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Paul's total compensation ($USD4.87M) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD7.28M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Paul's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
|Chief Financial Officer||2.42yrs||US$1.41m||0.052% $3.0m|
|Chief Operating Officer||3.17yrs||US$1.19m||0.089% $5.2m|
|Senior VP of Government Affairs & General Counsel||4.42yrs||US$1.09m||0.032% $1.9m|
|Chief Human Resources Officer||1.83yrs||US$2.44m||0.041% $2.4m|
|CTO & Senior VP of Business Operations Systems||no data||no data||no data|
|Chief Information Officer||3.25yrs||US$1.39m||0.022% $1.3m|
|Chief Compliance Officer||no data||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Marketing & Communications||no data||no data||no data|
|Chief Acquisitions Officer||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: AMED's management team is considered experienced (3.2 years average tenure).
|Independent Director||4.83yrs||US$122.00k||0.079% $4.6m|
|Director||0.25yr||no data||0.0055% $320.4k|
|Lead Independent Director||0.42yr||US$125.33k||0.026% $1.5m|
|Director||no data||US$209.00k||0.11% $6.6m|
|Independent Director||23.17yrs||US$134.00k||0.22% $12.9m|
|Director||0.25yr||no data||0.0024% $140.1k|
|Independent Director||3.83yrs||US$121.67k||0.026% $1.5m|
|Independent Director||3.83yrs||US$105.00k||0.0040% $233.2k|
|Director||0.25yr||no data||0.0055% $320.4k|
Experienced Board: AMED's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 0.4 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: AMED insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Amedisys, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Amedisys, Inc.
- Ticker: AMED
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1982
- Industry: Health Care Services
- Sector: Healthcare
- Market Cap: US$5.815b
- Shares outstanding: 32.31m
- Website: https://www.amedisys.com
Number of Employees
- Amedisys, Inc.
- 3854 American Way
- Suite A
- Baton Rouge
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|AMED||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Jan 1994|
|ADY||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Jan 1994|
|ADY||BRSE (Berne Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||CH||CHF||Jan 1994|
|AMED *||BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)||Yes||Common Stock||MX||MXN||Jan 1994|
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 heart disease, pulmonary disease, Alzheimer’s, or cancer. The Personal Care segment provides assistance for patients with the activities of daily living. As of February 18, 2020, the company owned and operated 479 care centers in 38 states and the District of Columbia. Amedisys, Inc. was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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|End of Day Share Price||2020/03/30 00:00|
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