NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) --

Amedisys

(Nasdaq:

AMED

) is trading at unusually high volume Tuesday with 2.5 million shares changing hands. It is currently at 4.1 times its average daily volume and trading down 48 cents (-3.7%) at $12.45 as of 4:08 p.m. ET.

Amedisys has a market cap of $289.8 million and is part of the

health care

sector and

health services

industry. Shares are up 18.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Amedisys, Inc. provides home health and hospice services to the chronic, co-morbid, and aging American population.

TheStreet Ratings rates Amedisys as a

sell

. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its feeble growth in its earnings per share, deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity, weak operating cash flow and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself. You can view the full

Amedisys Ratings Report

.

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