Addus HomeCare Corporation (ADUS) Buy or Sell Stock Guide

Last updated: Jul 12, '19

Are you looking for the analysis of Addus HomeCare Corporation (ADUS) stock? Are you wondering what the bulls and the bears say about it?

If so, you came to the right place. In this stock guide, we will share with you 3 reasons to buy and 6 reasons to sell ADUS stock. You’ll get a perspective on what the bulls and the bears say about it.

The analysis below may be also helpful to you if you have any of the following questions about ADUS stock:

  • Is ADUS a buy or a sell?
  • Should I sell or hold ADUS stock today?
  • Is ADUS a good buy / investment?
  • What are ADUS analyst opinions, recommendations and ratings?

Let’s start with the bull case. Here are the reasons to buy ADUS stock:

1. ADUS quarterly revenue growth was 21.58%, higher than the industry and sector average revenue growth (4.75% and 3.11%, respectively). See ADUS revenue growth chart.

2. ADUS profitability is improving. The YoY profit margin change was 0.18percentage points. See ADUS profitability chart.

3. ADUS average analyst rating is Buy. See ADUS analyst rating chart.

Now that you understand the bull case, let’s look at the reasons to sell ADUS stock (i.e., the bear case):

1. ADUS stock price ($77.07) is close to the 52-week high ($78.25). Perhaps now is a good time to sell? See ADUS price chart.

2. ADUS forward P/E ratio is 33.33, and it’s high compared to its industry peers’ P/E ratios. See ADUS forward P/E ratio chart.

3. ADUS Price/Book ratio is 3.63, and it’s high compared to its industry peers’ P/B ratios. See ADUS forward Price/Book ratio chart.

4. ADUS PEG ratio (P/E adjusted for growth) is 2.22, and it’s high compared to its industry peers’ PEG ratios. See ADUS PEG chart.

5. ADUS short share of float is 10.36%. The stock is much more frequently shorted than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock. See ADUS short share of float chart.

6. ADUS short interest (days to cover the shorts) ratio is 7.41. The stock garners more short interest than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock. See ADUS short interest ratio chart.

Now let's look at the key statistics for ADUS:

Metrics ADUS
Price $76.86
Average Price Target / Upside $81.00 / 5.39%
Average Analyst Rating Buy
Industry Medical Care
Sector Healthcare
Number of Employees 26,097
Market Cap $1.01B
Forward P/E Ratio 32.8947
Price/Book Ratio 1.7845
PEG 2.1895
Revenue (TTM) $547.90M
YoY Quarterly Revenue Growth 21.58273381294964%
Profit Margin 3.190363204964409%

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