Analysts expect HealthStream, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSTM) to announce $0.04 earnings per share for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Five analysts have issued estimates for HealthStream’s earnings. The highest EPS estimate is $0.04 and the lowest is $0.03. HealthStream posted earnings of $0.05 per share in the same quarter last year, which suggests a negative year over year growth rate of 20%. The firm is expected to issue its next earnings report on Monday, July 24th.

According to Zacks, analysts expect that HealthStream will report full-year earnings of $0.20 per share for the current year, with EPS estimates ranging from $0.18 to $0.24. For the next financial year, analysts expect that the company will report earnings of $0.30 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $0.25 to $0.35. Zacks Investment Research’s earnings per share calculations are an average based on a survey of analysts that that provide coverage for HealthStream.

HealthStream (NASDAQ:HSTM) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Monday, April 24th. The technology company reported $0.04 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.03 by $0.01. The business had revenue of $59.90 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $59.25 million. HealthStream had a net margin of 2.63% and a return on equity of 3.13%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 10.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.05 earnings per share.

Several equities research analysts recently weighed in on the company. Cantor Fitzgerald lifted their price objective on HealthStream from $27.00 to $30.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a report on Monday, May 1st. Craig Hallum raised HealthStream from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, April 25th. Zacks Investment Research raised HealthStream from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, April 25th. Robert W. Baird set a $31.00 price objective on HealthStream and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, April 25th. Finally, Needham & Company LLC lifted their price objective on HealthStream from $28.00 to $32.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, April 26th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $27.11.

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Shares of HealthStream (NASDAQ:HSTM) opened at 29.545 on Friday. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $25.33 and a 200-day moving average of $24.52. The company has a market cap of $941.95 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 268.591 and a beta of 1.19. HealthStream has a 12 month low of $20.60 and a 12 month high of $29.80.

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. State of Tennessee Treasury Department raised its position in shares of HealthStream by 8.5% in the third quarter. State of Tennessee Treasury Department now owns 20,219 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $558,000 after buying an additional 1,580 shares during the last quarter. BlackRock Investment Management LLC increased its stake in HealthStream by 0.5% in the third quarter. BlackRock Investment Management LLC now owns 111,268 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $3,071,000 after buying an additional 564 shares during the last quarter. SECOR Capital Advisors LP increased its stake in HealthStream by 748.0% in the third quarter. SECOR Capital Advisors LP now owns 68,271 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $1,884,000 after buying an additional 60,220 shares during the last quarter. Arrowpoint Asset Management LLC increased its stake in HealthStream by 19.2% in the fourth quarter. Arrowpoint Asset Management LLC now owns 262,414 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $6,573,000 after buying an additional 42,204 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan increased its stake in HealthStream by 1.7% in the third quarter. Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan now owns 5,420 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $150,000 after buying an additional 90 shares during the last quarter. 74.53% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

HealthStream Company Profile

HealthStream, Inc (HealthStream) provides workforce, patient experience and provider solutions for healthcare organizations. The Company operates in three segments: HealthStream Workforce Solutions, HealthStream Patient Experience Solutions and HealthStream Provider Solutions. HealthStream’s products and services are organized into three segments: Workforce Solutions, Patient Experience Solutions, and Provider Solutions.

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