Do Institutional Investors Love Almost Family Inc (NASDAQ:AFAM)?

April 18, 2018 - By Michael Collier

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 dived, as 71 investment managers increased and started new positions, while 58 sold and reduced holdings in Almost Family Inc. The investment managers in our partner’s database now own: 11.31 million shares, down from 11.69 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of investment managers holding Almost Family Inc in their top 10 positions 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. On Friday, November 17 the stock rating was maintained by SunTrust with “Hold”. JP Morgan maintained Almost Family, Inc. (NASDAQ:AFAM) on Monday, March 5 with “Neutral” rating. Robert W. Baird maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Friday, October 20 report. The stock of Almost Family, Inc. (NASDAQ:AFAM) earned “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, February 26. RBC Capital Markets downgraded Almost Family, Inc. (NASDAQ:AFAM) on Monday, November 20 to “Sector Perform” rating. The stock of Almost Family, Inc. (NASDAQ:AFAM) has “Hold” rating given on Monday, November 27 by Robert W. Baird. The stock has “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Thursday, November 2. The stock has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, November 13.

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

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