AMN Healthcare Services Sets New 52-Week High at $15.75 (AHS)
AMN Healthcare Services (NYSE:AHS) hit a new 52-week high during mid-day trading on Wednesday , AnalystRatingsNetwork.com reports. The company traded as high as $15.75 and last traded at $15.65, with a volume of 350,606 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $15.30.
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, August 7th. 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.
The stock has a 50-day moving average of $13.57 and a 200-day moving average of $12.93. The company has a market cap of $733.8 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 22.84.
AMN Healthcare Services (NYSE:AHS) last announced its earnings results 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. On average, analysts predict that AMN Healthcare Services will post $0.69 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
In other AMN Healthcare Services news, VP Denise L. Jackson unloaded 65,000 shares of the company’s stock on the open market in a transaction that occurred on Friday, August 22nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $15.11, for a total value of $982,150.00. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link.
AMN Healthcare Services, Inc (NYSE:AHS) is the healthcare workforce solutions and staffing services to healthcare facilities.
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