November 23, 2016 - By Nellie Frank · 0 Comments
The stock of Almost Family Incorporated (NASDAQ:AFAM) registered an increase of 52.67% in short interest. AFAM’s total short interest was 352,200 shares in November as published by FINRA. Its up 52.67% from 230,700 shares, reported previously. With 83,500 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 4 days to cover their AFAM’s short positions. The short interest to Almost Family Incorporated’s float is 4.55%. About 19,371 shares traded hands. Almost Family Inc (NASDAQ:AFAM) has declined 0.65% since April 21, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 5.98% the S&P500.
Almost Family, Inc., along with its subsidiaries, is a well-known provider of home health services. The company has a market cap of $429.96 million. The Firm has two divisions, which include Home Health Care and Healthcare Innovations. It has a 25.31 P/E ratio. The Home Health Care division consists of two divisions: Visiting Nurse Services and Personal Care Services (PC or Personal Care).
Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment increased to 1.51 in Q2 2016. Its up 0.51, from 1 in 2016Q1. The ratio improved, as 13 funds sold all Almost Family Inc shares owned while 37 reduced positions. 14 funds bought stakes while 36 increased positions. They now own 7.67 million shares or 3.68% more from 7.40 million shares in 2016Q1.
Prudential Fin accumulated 21,112 shares or 0% of the stock. Pinebridge Invs L P holds 0% or 1,105 shares in its portfolio. Moreover, Millennium Mgmt Ltd Liability has 0.01% invested in Almost Family Inc (NASDAQ:AFAM) for 122,342 shares. Moreover, International Gp has 0% invested in Almost Family Inc (NASDAQ:AFAM) for 6,135 shares. Gemmer Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability Corporation holds 0% or 64 shares in its portfolio. Citigroup last reported 0% of its portfolio in the stock. Nationwide Fund Advsr last reported 0% of its portfolio in the stock. Ativo Cap Ltd Liability Company holds 0.22% of its portfolio in Almost Family Inc (NASDAQ:AFAM) for 20,806 shares. Amp Invsts has 5,507 shares for 0% of their US portfolio. Pacific Ridge Cap Prtn Ltd Liability Corp has 1.06% invested in the company for 54,980 shares. Texas Permanent School Fund accumulated 6,664 shares or 0% of the stock. Connor Clark Lunn Invest Limited owns 6,200 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Barclays Plc holds 400 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Moreover, Teachers has 0% invested in Almost Family Inc (NASDAQ:AFAM) for 12,697 shares. One National Association owns 12,383 shares or 0.04% of their US portfolio.
Insider Transactions: Since July 8, 2016, the stock had 0 insider buys, and 5 insider sales for $9.41 million net activity. The insider NORTH TIDE CAPITAL – LLC sold $1.17M.
Out of 2 analysts covering Almost Family (NASDAQ:AFAM), 2 rate it a “Buy”, 0 “Sell”, while 0 “Hold”. This means 100% are positive. Almost Family has been the topic of 3 analyst reports since November 27, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. As per Thursday, November 3, the company rating was upgraded by Robert W. Baird. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Wednesday, October 19 by RBC Capital Markets.
Almost Family, Inc., incorporated on November 19, 1985, along with its subsidiaries, is a well-known provider of home health services. The Firm has two divisions, which include Home Health Care and Healthcare Innovations. The Home Health Care division consists of two divisions: Visiting Nurse Services (VN or Visiting Nurse) and Personal Care Services (PC or Personal Care). Healthcare Innovations (HCI) is also a segment. The Firm has service locations in Florida, Ohio, Tennessee, New York, Kentucky, Connecticut, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Indiana, Illinois, Pennsylvania, Georgia, Missouri, Mississippi and Alabama.
More notable recent Almost Family Inc (NASDAQ:AFAM) news were published by: Bizjournals.com which released: “Almost Family inks $128M acquisition deal” on October 31, 2016, also Bizjournals.com with their article: “Almost Family buys Massachusetts company for $37 million” published on January 05, 2016, Reuters.com published: “BRIEF-Almost Family Inc to acquire 80 pct in Community Health Systems home…” on October 17, 2016. More interesting news about Almost Family Inc (NASDAQ:AFAM) were released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “Almost Family, Inc. Acquires Home Care by Black Stone” published on November 04, 2015 as well as Streetinsider.com‘s news article titled: “Almost Family (AFAM) to Acquire Certain ResCare Assets” with publication date: May 25, 2016.
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By Nellie Frank