Zacks Upgrades AMN Healthcare Services to Outperform (AHS)
AMN Healthcare Services (NYSE:AHS) was upgraded by Zacks from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research note issued on Thursday. The firm currently has a $15.00 price objective on the stock. Zacks‘s price objective indicates a potential upside of 7.53% from the company’s current price.
In other AMN Healthcare Services news, VP Denise L. Jackson sold 16,550 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, August 5th. The stock was sold at an average price of $13.85, for a total transaction of $229,217.50. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link.
AHS has been the subject of a number of other recent research reports. 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. Four analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating, AMN Healthcare Services currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $11.68.
Shares of AMN Healthcare Services (NYSE:AHS) traded down 0.18% on Thursday, hitting $13.925. 245,765 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. AMN Healthcare Services has a 1-year low of $10.35 and a 1-year high of $16.20. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $12.62 and a 200-day moving average of $12.98. The company has a market cap of $647.5 million and a P/E ratio of 20.82.
AMN Healthcare Services (NYSE:AHS) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, July 31st. The company reported $0.19 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the analysts’ 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 last year, the company posted $0.18 earnings per share. AMN Healthcare Services’s revenue was down 1.2% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts predict that AMN Healthcare Services will post $0.69 earnings per share 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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