James E. Flynn
, manager of Deerfield Management
, recently contacted Gregory W. Scott, a member of the Board of Adeptus Health Inc. (NYSE:ADPT)
concerning the composition of the Board and the company’s search for a new Chief Executive Officer to replace Thomas S. Hall, who is planning to retire around the middle of 2017. Deerfield Management, which is a long-term investor in the company that holds 1.60 million of its Class A shares, accounting for 9.79% of the float, asked for more information concerning the company and its plans in order to assess the possibility of an additional transaction involving the fund and/or its affiliates. Hence, Deerfield Management will further interact with the company’s management and will continue to assess its investment.
Adeptus Health is a healthcare provider which runs free-standing emergency rooms. Since the beginning of the year, the company’s stock has lost 25.42%. In its financial report for the second quarter of 2016, Adeptus Health reported earnings per share of $0.48, below the analysts’ consensus estimate of $0.51, and revenue of $100.17 million, above the estimates of $93.92 million. Recently, Goldman Sachs set a price target of $80 and a ‘Buy’ rating on Adeptus Health’s stock, while Jefferies Group lowered its price target on it to $77 from $100, but also has a ‘Buy’ rating.
The number of hedge funds in our database long Adeptus Health (NYSE:ADPT) decreased by one in the second quarter, as at the end of June there were 24 investors bullish on the stock. Among them were Dmitry Balyasny’s Balyasny Asset Management, which held a position valued at $9.63 million, Benjamin A. Smith’s Laurion Capital Management, with a position worth around $951,000, Mark Coe’s Coe Capital Management, and Ken Griffin’s Citadel Investment Management.
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Ownership Summary Table
|Name || Sole Voting Power || Shared Voting Power || Sole Dispositive Power || Shared Dispositive Power || Aggregate Amount Owned Power || Percent of Class |
|Deerfield Mgmt || 0 || 1,600,861 || 0 || 1,600,861 || 1,600,861 || 9.79% |
|Deerfield Management Company || 0 || 1,600,861 || 0 || 1,600,861 || 1,600,861 || 9.79% |
James E. FlynnDeerfield Management
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