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HealthStream (NASDAQ:HSTM) Director William Stead unloaded 5,000 shares of the stock on the open market in a transaction dated Wednesday, August 13th. The shares were sold at an average price of $26.00, for a total transaction of $130,000.00. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 21,700 shares in the company, valued at approximately $564,200. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link.

HSTM has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Analysts at Northland Securities upgraded shares of HealthStream from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research note on Friday, August 1st. They now have a $33.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $30.00. Analysts at Stifel Nicolaus initiated coverage on shares of HealthStream in a research note on Tuesday, June 17th. They set a “hold” rating on the stock. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $34.33.

HealthStream (NASDAQ:HSTM) traded up 2.19% on Thursday, hitting $26.61. 194,237 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. HealthStream has a one year low of $20.76 and a one year high of $39.77. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $24.65 and a 200-day moving average of $26.08. The company has a market cap of $733.6 million and a P/E ratio of 89.79.

HealthStream (NASDAQ:HSTM) last released its earnings data on Monday, July 21st. The company reported $0.08 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate of $0.07 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $42.48 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $40.98 million. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.09 earnings per share. HealthStream’s revenue was up 33.1% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts predict that HealthStream will post $0.33 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

HealthStream, Inc (NASDAQ:HSTM) provides Internet-based learning and research solutions for healthcare organizations.

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