AMN Healthcare Services Given Consensus Rating of “Buy” by Analysts (NYSE:AHS)
Shares of AMN Healthcare Services (NYSE:AHS) have been given an average rating of “Buy” by the six brokerages that are currently covering the company, American Banking News reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average twelve-month price target among analysts that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $13.55.
Shares of AMN Healthcare Services (NYSE:AHS) remained flat at $11.60 during during mid-day trading trading on Friday. 156,815 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. AMN Healthcare Services has a 52 week low of $10.35 and a 52 week high of $16.20. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $11.27 and a 200-day moving average of $13.33. The company has a market cap of $539.4 million and a P/E ratio of 16.81.
AMN Healthcare Services (NYSE:AHS) last released its earnings data on Thursday, May 1st. The company reported $0.16 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.15 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $240.90 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $246.80 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.16 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was down 4.4% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts expect that AMN Healthcare Services will post $0.69 EPS for the current fiscal year.
A number of research firms have recently commented on AHS. Analysts at Avondale Partners initiated coverage on shares of AMN Healthcare Services in a research note on Thursday. They set an “outperform” rating on the stock. Separately, analysts at Citigroup Inc. reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of AMN Healthcare Services in a research note on Tuesday, June 10th. They now have a $16.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $17.00. Finally, analysts at Citigroup Inc. reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of AMN Healthcare Services in a research note on Friday, May 2nd. They now have a $17.00 price target on the stock.
AMN Healthcare Services, Inc (NYSE:AHS) is the healthcare workforce solutions and staffing services to healthcare facilities.
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