Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (LYV) Reaches $43.67 After 5.00% Down Move; Almost Family (AFAM) Has 1.22 Sentiment

March 21, 2018 - By Ellis Scott

The stock of Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:LYV) is a huge mover today! The stock decreased 1.69% or $0.75 during the last trading session, reaching $43.67. About 630,549 shares traded. Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:LYV) has risen 52.18% since March 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 35.48% the S&P500.The move comes after 5 months negative chart setup for the $9.09B company. It was reported on Mar, 21 by We have $41.49 PT which if reached, will make NYSE:LYV worth $454.55M less.

Almost Family, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides home healthcare services in the United States. The company has market cap of $791.29 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 38.21 P/E ratio. This segment also provides special clinically protocols to medically complex, chronic, and co-morbid patients.

The stock increased 0.53% or $0.3 during the last trading session, reaching $56.55. About 40,891 shares traded. Almost Family, Inc. (AFAM) has risen 32.84% since March 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 16.14% the S&P500.

Summit Creek Advisors Llc holds 1.54% of its portfolio in Almost Family, Inc. for 145,430 shares. Tributary Capital Management Llc owns 246,125 shares or 1.14% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Rock Springs Capital Management Lp has 0.9% invested in the company for 362,000 shares. The Wisconsin-based Cortina Asset Management Llc has invested 0.77% in the stock. Foundry Partners Llc, a Minnesota-based fund reported 150,786 shares.

Ratings analysis reveals 50% of Almost Family’s analysts are positive. Out of 2 Wall Street analysts rating Almost Family, 1 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 1 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $49.0 while the high is $55.0. The stock’s average target of $52 is -8.05% below today’s ($56.55) share price. AFAM was included in 2 notes of analysts from October 19, 2016. As per Wednesday, October 19, the company rating was upgraded by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was initiated by Bank of America on Tuesday, January 24 with “Neutral”.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 sale for $104,000 activity.

Analysts await Almost Family, Inc. (NASDAQ:AFAM) to report earnings on May, 8. They expect $0.68 EPS, up 23.64% or $0.13 from last year’s $0.55 per share. AFAM’s profit will be $9.52 million for 20.79 P/E if the $0.68 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.58 actual EPS reported by Almost Family, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 17.24% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.15 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.39, from 1.54 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 23 investors sold Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. shares while 89 reduced holdings. 65 funds opened positions while 107 raised stakes. 135.10 million shares or 4.62% more from 129.13 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Harris Lp holds 0.27% or 3.66 million shares. Voya Investment Lc owns 228,229 shares. The New Jersey-based Lord Abbett And Limited Liability Corporation has invested 0.49% in Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:LYV). Breton Hill Limited accumulated 8,991 shares or 0.07% of the stock. Howe Rusling invested 0% of its portfolio in Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:LYV). Axel Capital Mgmt Ltd has 159,000 shares for 4.55% of their portfolio. Shufro Rose And Co Limited Company invested in 0.1% or 22,526 shares. Alpine Woods Capital Invsts Llc holds 0.02% in Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:LYV) or 6,777 shares. Cantab Prns Limited Liability Partnership has 34,451 shares for 0.22% of their portfolio. 65,014 were reported by Driehaus Mngmt Limited Liability Company. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt Systems has 19,546 shares. The Switzerland-based Swiss National Bank & Trust has invested 0.01% in Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:LYV). Secor Advisors L P accumulated 98,944 shares. Clal Ins Enterp Limited owns 550,000 shares for 0.58% of their portfolio. Northern Corporation stated it has 1.48 million shares or 0.02% of all its holdings.

Among 14 analysts covering Live Nation (NYSE:LYV), 10 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 71% are positive. Live Nation has $53.0 highest and $30.0 lowest target. $43.14’s average target is -1.21% below currents $43.67 stock price. Live Nation had 24 analyst reports since September 18, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, June 5 by Jefferies. JP Morgan initiated the stock with “Overweight” rating in Thursday, August 18 report. The stock of Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:LYV) earned “Neutral” rating by BTIG Research on Tuesday, March 29. The rating was upgraded by Northcoast to “Buy” on Monday, May 2. The stock has “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Monday, October 16. The company was downgraded on Monday, November 20 by Evercore. The stock of Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:LYV) earned “Buy” rating by Gabelli on Friday, September 18. Albert Fried upgraded the stock to “Overweight” rating in Friday, October 30 report. The stock of Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:LYV) earned “Buy” rating by Guggenheim on Wednesday, February 28. As per Thursday, August 10, the company rating was maintained by Stephens.

Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. operates as a live entertainment company. The company has market cap of $9.09 billion. The firm operates through Concerts, Sponsorship & Advertising, Ticketing, and Artist Nation divisions. It currently has negative earnings. The Concerts segment promotes live music events in its owned and/or operated venues, and in rented third-party venues; operates and manages music venues; and produces music festivals and creates associated content.

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