AMN Healthcare Services (NYSE:AMN) vs. Its Peers Head to Head Analysis

AMN Healthcare Services (NYSE: AMN) is one of 15 public companies in the “Hospitals, Clinics & Primary Care Services” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare AMN Healthcare Services to related companies based on the strength of its dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership, risk and profitability.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations for AMN Healthcare Services and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
AMN Healthcare Services 0 0 7 0 3.00
AMN Healthcare Services Competitors 57 326 509 9 2.52

AMN Healthcare Services currently has a consensus price target of $47.00, indicating a potential downside of 5.24%. As a group, “Hospitals, Clinics & Primary Care Services” companies have a potential upside of 25.39%. Given AMN Healthcare Services’ peers higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe AMN Healthcare Services has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.

Profitability

This table compares AMN Healthcare Services and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
AMN Healthcare Services 5.99% 25.55% 10.52%
AMN Healthcare Services Competitors 3.52% 3.52% 4.31%

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares AMN Healthcare Services and its peers gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
AMN Healthcare Services $1.90 billion $105.83 million 20.75
AMN Healthcare Services Competitors $1.06 billion -$22.56 million 731.20

AMN Healthcare Services has higher revenue and earnings than its peers. AMN Healthcare Services is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Volatility and Risk

AMN Healthcare Services has a beta of 0.47, suggesting that its share price is 53% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, AMN Healthcare Services’ peers have a beta of 1.47, suggesting that their average share price is 47% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

69.6% of shares of all “Hospitals, Clinics & Primary Care Services” companies are owned by institutional investors. 2.5% of AMN Healthcare Services shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 10.4% of shares of all “Hospitals, Clinics & Primary Care Services” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

AMN Healthcare Services beats its peers on 7 of the 13 factors compared.

AMN Healthcare Services Company Profile

AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. provides healthcare workforce solutions and staffing services at acute and sub-acute care hospitals and other healthcare facilities throughout the United States. The Company’s segments include nurse and allied solutions, locum tenens solutions and other workforce solutions. Through its suite of solutions, the Company provides technology, analytics and services to build and manage all or a portion of its clients’ healthcare workforce needs, from nurses, doctors and allied health professionals to healthcare leaders and executives. It offers managed services programs, vendor management systems, predictive analytics, workforce optimization consulting, recruitment process outsourcing, interim and executive leadership, and remote medical coding. It offers various services, including travel nurse staffing; local, or per diem, staffing; locum tenens staffing; allied staffing; physician permanent placement services, and health information management.

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