News stories about Addus Homecare (NASDAQ:ADUS) have been trending positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Addus Homecare earned a coverage optimism score of 0.27 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the company an impact score of 44.3728976957305 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
Here are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:
- $0.44 Earnings Per Share Expected for Addus Homecare Co. (ADUS) This Quarter (americanbankingnews.com)
- Addus HomeCare to Participate in RBC Capital Markets 2018 Healthcare Conference (finance.yahoo.com)
- Addus HomeCare Announces Fourth-Quarter And Year-End 2017 Earnings Release And Conference Call (finance.yahoo.com)
- Addus Homecare (ADUS) Stock Rating Upgraded by BidaskClub (americanbankingnews.com)
A number of research firms recently commented on ADUS. BidaskClub upgraded Addus Homecare from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, February 8th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Addus Homecare from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, January 9th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $41.33.
In other Addus Homecare news, insider W Bradley Bickham sold 822 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, January 17th. The stock was sold at an average price of $37.40, for a total transaction of $30,742.80. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 9,178 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $343,257.20. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, CEO R Dirk Allison sold 749 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, January 22nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $38.85, for a total value of $29,098.65. Following the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 33,120 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,286,712. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 35.80% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.
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About Addus Homecare
Addus HomeCare Corporation is a provider of personal care services, which are provided primarily in the home. The Company’s personal care services include assistance with bathing, grooming, oral care, skincare, assistance with feeding and dressing, medication reminders, meal planning and preparation, housekeeping and transportation services and other activities of daily living.
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