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IPC The Hospitalist Company (NASDAQ:IPCM) Insider Kerry E. Weiner purchased 1,000 shares of the stock on the open market in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, May 1st. The stock was purchased at an average price of $40.03 per share, with a total value of $40,030.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 2,575 shares in the company, valued at approximately $103,077. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this link.

IPC The Hospitalist Company (NASDAQ:IPCM) traded down 0.37% on Monday, hitting $40.42. 128,716 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. IPC The Hospitalist Company has a 1-year low of $39.66 and a 1-year high of $63.70. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $47.35 and its 200-day moving average is $53.86. The company has a market cap of $692.4 million and a P/E ratio of 17.19.

IPC The Hospitalist Company (NASDAQ:IPCM) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, April 23rd. The company reported $0.57 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the analysts’ consensus estimate of $0.64 by $0.07. The company had revenue of $172.73 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $183.00 million. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.57 earnings per share. IPC The Hospitalist Company’s revenue was up 12.8% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts predict that IPC The Hospitalist Company will post $2.41 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Several analysts have recently commented on the stock. Analysts at Wells Fargo & Co. upgraded shares of IPC The Hospitalist Company from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research note on Friday, April 25th. Separately, analysts at Credit Suisse reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of IPC The Hospitalist Company in a research note on Thursday, April 24th. They now have a $50.00 price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Citigroup Inc. reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of IPC The Hospitalist Company in a research note on Thursday, April 24th. They now have a $50.00 price target on the stock. Seven research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $53.25.

IPC The Hospitalist Company, Inc (NASDAQ:IPCM) is a provider of hospitalist services in the United States.

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