Almost Family Inc Stock as Institutional Investors Enter

April 18, 2018 - By Linda Rogers

Sentiment for Almost Family Inc (NASDAQ:AFAM)

Almost Family Inc (NASDAQ:AFAM) institutional sentiment decreased to 1.22 in 2017 Q4. Its down -0.24, from 1.46 in 2017Q3. The ratio fall, as 71 institutional investors increased or started new holdings, while 58 reduced and sold holdings in Almost Family Inc. The institutional investors in our partner’s database reported: 11.31 million shares, down from 11.69 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of institutional investors holding Almost Family Inc in their top 10 holdings increased from 0 to 1 for an increase of 1. Sold All: 18 Reduced: 40 Increased: 41 New Position: 30.

Almost Family, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides home healthcare services in the United States. The company has market cap of $783.59 million. The Company’s Visiting Nurse Services segment offers a range of Medicare-certified home health nursing services to patients in need of recuperative health care, as well as services to patients in lieu of additional care in other settings, including long term acute care hospitals, inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, or skilled nursing facilities. It has a 37.84 P/E ratio. This segment also provides special clinically protocols to medically complex, chronic, and co-morbid patients.

The stock increased 1.91% or $1.05 during the last trading session, reaching $56. About 582,290 shares traded or 334.20% up from the average. Almost Family, Inc. (NASDAQ:AFAM) has risen 14.01% since April 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 2.46% the S&P500.

Kellner Capital Llc holds 1.89% of its portfolio in Almost Family, Inc. for 43,000 shares. Coliseum Capital Management Llc owns 52,000 shares or 1.83% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Summit Creek Advisors Llc has 1.5% invested in the company for 144,450 shares. The Colorado-based Tributary Capital Management Llc has invested 1.15% in the stock. Cortina Asset Management Llc, a Wisconsin-based fund reported 353,391 shares.#img1#

Almost Family, Inc. (NASDAQ:AFAM) Ratings Coverage

Ratings analysis reveals 20% of Almost Family Inc’s analysts are positive. Out of 5 Wall Street analysts rating Almost Family Inc, 1 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 4 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $54.0 while the high is $73.0. The stock’s average target of $62.20 is 11.07% above today’s ($56) share price. AFAM was included in 8 notes of analysts from October 20, 2017. The firm has “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Monday, February 26. The stock has “Sector Perform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, November 20. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, October 20 by Robert W. Baird. RBC Capital Markets maintained Almost Family, Inc. (NASDAQ:AFAM) on Monday, November 13 with “Buy” rating. The company was maintained on Friday, November 17 by SunTrust. As per Thursday, November 2, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. JP Morgan maintained Almost Family, Inc. (NASDAQ:AFAM) rating on Monday, March 5. JP Morgan has “Neutral” rating and $56 target. The stock has “Hold” rating by Robert W. Baird on Monday, November 27.

Almost Family, Inc. (NASDAQ:AFAM) Institutional Positions Chart

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