Analysts expect that Addus Homecare Co. (NASDAQ:ADUS) will announce $0.44 earnings per share (EPS) for the current quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Two analysts have made estimates for Addus Homecare’s earnings, with the lowest EPS estimate coming in at $0.43 and the highest estimate coming in at $0.44. Addus Homecare reported earnings per share of $0.43 in the same quarter last year, which suggests a positive year-over-year growth rate of 2.3%. The company is scheduled to report its next earnings report on Monday, March 5th.

On average, analysts expect that Addus Homecare will report full year earnings of $1.58 per share for the current financial year, with EPS estimates ranging from $1.57 to $1.60. For the next financial year, analysts anticipate that the company will post earnings of $1.75 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $1.67 to $1.89. Zacks Investment Research’s EPS averages are an average based on a survey of sell-side research analysts that follow Addus Homecare.

Addus Homecare (NASDAQ:ADUS) last announced its earnings results on Monday, November 6th. The company reported $0.42 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.38 by $0.04. The business had revenue of $108.60 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $108.99 million. Addus Homecare had a net margin of 4.30% and a return on equity of 10.35%. The firm’s revenue was up 4.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.39 earnings per share.

A number of equities analysts have commented on ADUS shares. Oppenheimer reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $45.00 target price on shares of Addus Homecare in a report on Tuesday, September 19th. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Addus Homecare from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, January 5th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Addus Homecare from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $41.33.

A number of institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in ADUS. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its holdings in shares of Addus Homecare by 2.3% during the third quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 887,121 shares of the company’s stock valued at $31,316,000 after acquiring an additional 19,823 shares in the last quarter. FMR LLC increased its holdings in shares of Addus Homecare by 0.4% during the second quarter. FMR LLC now owns 707,448 shares of the company’s stock valued at $26,317,000 after acquiring an additional 3,138 shares in the last quarter. Cortina Asset Management LLC increased its holdings in shares of Addus Homecare by 12.6% during the third quarter. Cortina Asset Management LLC now owns 609,003 shares of the company’s stock valued at $21,498,000 after acquiring an additional 68,010 shares in the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. increased its holdings in shares of Addus Homecare by 6.6% during the second quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 339,297 shares of the company’s stock valued at $12,622,000 after acquiring an additional 20,858 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Russell Investments Group Ltd. increased its holdings in shares of Addus Homecare by 0.9% during the third quarter. Russell Investments Group Ltd. now owns 302,730 shares of the company’s stock valued at $10,686,000 after acquiring an additional 2,629 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 92.97% of the company’s stock.

Shares of Addus Homecare (NASDAQ ADUS) traded down $0.75 during trading on Friday, reaching $36.90. 26,230 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 24,305. The company has a market capitalization of $437.93, a P/E ratio of 23.81, a PEG ratio of 1.66 and a beta of 0.17. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.23, a current ratio of 2.68 and a quick ratio of 2.68. Addus Homecare has a fifty-two week low of $29.90 and a fifty-two week high of $40.75.

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Addus Homecare Company Profile

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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