Insider Selling: Denise L. Jackson Sells 15,000 Shares of AMN Healthcare Services Stock (AHS)
AMN Healthcare Services (NYSE:AHS) VP Denise L. Jackson sold 15,000 shares of the stock on the open market in a transaction dated Monday, August 4th. The stock was sold at an average price of $13.83, for a total value of $207,450.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the vice president now directly owns 62,211 shares in the company, valued at approximately $860,378. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this link.
A number of analysts have recently weighed in on AHS shares. Analysts at Avondale Partners initiated coverage on shares of AMN Healthcare Services in a research note on Thursday, June 19th. They set an “outperform” rating on the stock. 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. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. AMN Healthcare Services presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $12.18.
AMN Healthcare Services (NYSE:AHS) traded up 0.36% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting $13.95. The stock had a trading volume of 225,685 shares. AMN Healthcare Services has a one year low of $10.35 and a one year high of $16.20. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $12.62 and its 200-day moving average is $12.98. The company has a market cap of $648.7 million and a P/E ratio of 20.75.
AMN Healthcare Services (NYSE:AHS) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 31st. The company reported $0.19 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.16 by $0.03. The company had revenue of $250.90 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $246.32 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.18 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was down 1.2% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts expect that AMN Healthcare Services will post $0.69 EPS for the current fiscal year.
AMN Healthcare Services, Inc (NYSE:AHS) is the healthcare workforce solutions and staffing services to healthcare facilities.
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