Almost Family (AFAM) in Focus: Stock Tumbles 9.5% - Tale of the Tape


Almost Family Inc. ( AFAM ) saw a big move last session, as the company's shares fell nearly 10% on the day. The move came on pretty good volume too with far more shares changing hands than in a normal session. This continues the recent downtrend for AFAM, as the stock is now down about 14% in the past one-month time frame.

The provider of home health services has seen 1 upward revision in the current year estimates over the past few weeks, while the consensus for earnings hasn't been in a trend either. This recent price action is discouraging, so make sure to keep a close watch of this firm in the near future, and especially on earnings estimates following the recent slump.

AFAM currently has a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold) while its Earnings ESP is 0.

Some better-ranked stocks in the same sector include Chemed Corp. ( CHE ), China Cord Blood Corporation ( CO ) and ABIOMED, Inc. ( ABMD ). While Chemed carry a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), China Cord and ABIOMED hold a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy).

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Referenced Stocks: ABMD , AFAM , CHE , CO

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