Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC bought a new position in shares of Almost Family Inc (NASDAQ:AFAM) in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor bought 9,300 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $573,000. Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC owned 0.07% of Almost Family as of its most recent SEC filing.
A number of other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of the business. Capstone Asset Management Co. lifted its holdings in Almost Family by 0.3% during the second quarter. Capstone Asset Management Co. now owns 6,663 shares of the company’s stock worth $411,000 after buying an additional 20 shares during the period. Texas Permanent School Fund lifted its holdings in Almost Family by 0.8% during the second quarter. Texas Permanent School Fund now owns 8,704 shares of the company’s stock worth $537,000 after buying an additional 73 shares during the period. Eagle Global Advisors LLC lifted its holdings in Almost Family by 1.4% during the second quarter. Eagle Global Advisors LLC now owns 6,132 shares of the company’s stock worth $378,000 after buying an additional 82 shares during the period. Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan lifted its holdings in Almost Family by 7.3% during the second quarter. Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan now owns 2,810 shares of the company’s stock worth $173,000 after buying an additional 190 shares during the period. Finally, Aperio Group LLC lifted its holdings in Almost Family by 3.9% during the second quarter. Aperio Group LLC now owns 5,447 shares of the company’s stock worth $336,000 after buying an additional 204 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 85.48% of the company’s stock.
Several analysts have recently commented on AFAM shares. Royal Bank Of Canada reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $63.00 price objective on shares of Almost Family in a report on Tuesday, June 13th. Robert W. Baird lowered Almost Family from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating and increased their price objective for the company from $55.00 to $64.00 in a report on Monday, July 10th. Zacks Investment Research lowered Almost Family from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 12th. BidaskClub lowered Almost Family from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, July 24th. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded Almost Family from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, September 1st. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $55.80.
In related news, SVP John Shermyen sold 3,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Monday, July 3rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $61.61, for a total value of $184,830.00. Following the completion of the sale, the senior vice president now directly owns 81,864 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $5,043,641.04. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. 13.10% of the stock is owned by insiders.
Almost Family Inc (AFAM) opened at 47.15 on Friday. The firm has a market capitalization of $646.76 million, a P/E ratio of 32.10 and a beta of 0.44. Almost Family Inc has a 52-week low of $35.80 and a 52-week high of $62.95. The company has a 50 day moving average price of $48.04 and a 200 day moving average price of $52.41.
Almost Family (NASDAQ:AFAM) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August 8th. The company reported $0.56 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.56. Almost Family had a net margin of 2.43% and a return on equity of 7.09%. The firm had revenue of $200.70 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $205.48 million. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.61 earnings per share. Almost Family’s quarterly revenue was up 28.7% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities analysts forecast that Almost Family Inc will post $2.36 EPS for the current fiscal year.
About Almost Family
Almost Family, Inc is a provider of home healthcare services. The Company has two divisions: Home Health and Healthcare Innovations (HCI). The Home Health division consists of two segments: Visiting Nurse Services (VN or Visiting Nurse) and Personal Care Services (PC or Personal Care). The VN segment provides a range of Medicare-certified home health nursing services to patients in need of recuperative care, following a period of hospitalization or care in another type of inpatient facility.
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