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Magellan Health Services (NASDAQ:MGLN) CFO Jonathan N. Rubin sold 31,200 shares of the company’s stock on the open market in a transaction dated Friday, June 20th. The shares were sold at an average price of $62.99, for a total value of $1,965,288.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief financial officer now directly owns 16,382 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,031,902. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link.

MGLN has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Analysts at TheStreet upgraded shares of Magellan Health Services from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, June 16th. Separately, analysts at Jefferies Group raised their price target on shares of Magellan Health Services from $56.00 to $58.00 in a research note on Wednesday, April 30th. They now have a “hold” rating on the stock. Finally, analysts at Ned Davis Research upgraded shares of Magellan Health Services from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, April 21st. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the stock. Magellan Health Services presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $60.82.

Magellan Health Services (NASDAQ:MGLN) traded down 1.27% on Tuesday, hitting $62.04. 261,130 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Magellan Health Services has a 52 week low of $53.51 and a 52 week high of $63.36. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $59.88 and its 200-day moving average is $58.99. The company has a market cap of $1.710 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 14.16.

Magellan Health Services (NASDAQ:MGLN) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, April 29th. The company reported $0.92 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.75 by $0.17. The company had revenue of $966.50 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1,000.00 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.01 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 17.6% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that Magellan Health Services will post $2.40 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Magellan Health Services Inc, is engaged in the specialty managed healthcare business. The Company provides services to health plans, insurance companies, employers, labor unions and various governmental agencies.

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