AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. (NYSE:AMN) has been given a consensus rating of “Buy” by the five ratings firms that are covering the stock. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company. The average twelve-month target price among analysts that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $46.00.

AMN has been the subject of several research analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of AMN Healthcare Services from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, April 19th. Avondale Partners downgraded shares of AMN Healthcare Services from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating and set a $40.00 price target for the company. in a report on Tuesday, January 24th. Benchmark Co. initiated coverage on shares of AMN Healthcare Services in a report on Friday, January 20th. They set a “buy” rating and a $46.00 price target for the company. Finally, Lake Street Capital initiated coverage on shares of AMN Healthcare Services in a research note on Wednesday, February 15th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $50.00 price objective on the stock.

In other AMN Healthcare Services news, insider Ralph Henderson sold 3,655 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, February 23rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $42.06, for a total transaction of $153,729.30. Following the sale, the insider now owns 45,582 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,917,178.92. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, Director Andrew M. Stern sold 4,560 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, March 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $41.63, for a total transaction of $189,832.80. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 20,150 shares in the company, valued at approximately $838,844.50. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last three months, insiders sold 64,100 shares of company stock worth $2,645,934. 2.60% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

A number of hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of AMN. Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado purchased a new stake in shares of AMN Healthcare Services during the first quarter worth approximately $23,507,000. LSV Asset Management purchased a new stake in shares of AMN Healthcare Services during the first quarter worth approximately $13,495,000. Eqis Capital Management Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of AMN Healthcare Services during the first quarter worth approximately $587,000. Capital One National Association purchased a new stake in shares of AMN Healthcare Services during the first quarter worth approximately $678,000. Finally, American Century Companies Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of AMN Healthcare Services during the first quarter worth approximately $28,874,000. 99.99% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

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AMN Healthcare Services (NYSE:AMN) traded up 0.91% during trading on Monday, hitting $38.90. The stock had a trading volume of 558,873 shares. AMN Healthcare Services has a 12-month low of $26.00 and a 12-month high of $44.99. The company has a market cap of $1.86 billion, a P/E ratio of 17.14 and a beta of 0.63. The company has a 50 day moving average of $39.99 and a 200-day moving average of $37.78.

AMN Healthcare Services (NYSE:AMN) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February 16th. The company reported $0.62 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.54 by $0.08. AMN Healthcare Services had a net margin of 5.48% and a return on equity of 29.12%. The business had revenue of $487.90 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $146.47 million. AMN Healthcare Services’s quarterly revenue was up 21.2% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities analysts predict that AMN Healthcare Services will post $3.12 EPS for the current year.

About AMN Healthcare Services

AMN Healthcare Services, Inc provides healthcare workforce solutions and staffing services at acute and sub-acute care hospitals and other healthcare facilities throughout the United States. The Company’s segments include nurse and allied solutions, locum tenens solutions and other workforce solutions.

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