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HMS Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:HMSY) Director Robert M. Holster unloaded 5,000 shares of the stock on the open market in a transaction that occurred on Friday, January 17th. The stock was sold at an average price of $25.83, for a total transaction of $129,150.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 216,543 shares in the company, valued at approximately $5,593,306. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link.

HMS Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:HMSY) traded up 0.42% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $26.05. 556,384 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. HMS Holdings Corp. has a one year low of $17.39 and a one year high of $31.93. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $22.4 and its 200-day moving average is $23.06. The company has a market cap of $2.300 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 48.13.

HMS Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:HMSY) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Friday, November 8th. The company reported $0.20 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.23 by $0.03. The company had revenue of $127.80 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $127.13 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.20 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 12.9% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts expect that HMS Holdings Corp. will post $0.80 EPS for the current fiscal year.

HMS Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:HMSY) provides cost containment services to Government and private healthcare payers and sponsors.

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