AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. (NYSE:AMN) has been given a consensus rating of “Buy” by the eleven research firms that are currently covering the firm, Marketbeat Ratings reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation and ten have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 12-month price objective among analysts that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $57.00.
A number of equities research analysts have commented on the company. BMO Capital Markets raised their price objective on AMN Healthcare Services to $59.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research report on Friday. KeyCorp reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $56.00 price target on shares of AMN Healthcare Services in a research note on Thursday, December 7th. Lake Street Capital reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $61.00 price target (up from $50.00) on shares of AMN Healthcare Services in a research note on Friday. ValuEngine raised AMN Healthcare Services from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, February 2nd. Finally, SunTrust Banks reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $58.00 price target on shares of AMN Healthcare Services in a research note on Friday, December 8th.
In other news, CFO Brian M. Scott sold 20,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, November 29th. The stock was sold at an average price of $50.19, for a total transaction of $1,003,800.00. Following the completion of the sale, the chief financial officer now directly owns 56,916 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,856,614.04. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, insider Susan R. Salka sold 95,219 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, January 12th. The stock was sold at an average price of $49.35, for a total value of $4,699,057.65. Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 222,168 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $10,963,990.80. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 169,588 shares of company stock valued at $8,492,501 over the last ninety days. Company insiders own 2.49% of the company’s stock.
Shares of AMN Healthcare Services (AMN) traded up $2.35 during midday trading on Wednesday, reaching $56.50. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 1,109,700 shares, compared to its average volume of 492,600. AMN Healthcare Services has a 12-month low of $34.71 and a 12-month high of $57.75. The firm has a market cap of $2,692.70, a price-to-earnings ratio of 21.00 and a beta of 0.51. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.57, a current ratio of 1.79 and a quick ratio of 1.81.
AMN Healthcare Services (NYSE:AMN) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February 15th. The company reported $0.63 EPS for the quarter, hitting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.63. AMN Healthcare Services had a return on equity of 24.26% and a net margin of 6.67%. The firm had revenue of $509.10 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $501.64 million. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.62 EPS. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 4.3% compared to the same quarter last year. equities research analysts forecast that AMN Healthcare Services will post 2.87 EPS for the current fiscal year.
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About AMN Healthcare Services
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.
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