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AMN Healthcare Services (NYSE:AHS) CFO Brian M. Scott unloaded 1,550 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, August 5th. The shares were sold at an average price of $14.00, for a total value of $21,700.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief financial officer now directly owns 36,275 shares in the company, valued at approximately $507,850. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link.

A number of research firms have recently commented on AHS. Analysts at Zacks upgraded shares of AMN Healthcare Services from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research note on Thursday. They now have a $15.00 price target on the stock. Separately, 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. Finally, 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 investment analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating, AMN Healthcare Services presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $11.68.

AMN Healthcare Services (NYSE:AHS) traded up 0.22% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $13.95. 15,406 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. AMN Healthcare Services has a one year low of $10.35 and a one year high of $16.20. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $12.69 and a 200-day moving average of $12.99. The company has a market cap of $648.7 million and a P/E ratio of 20.78.

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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