AMN Healthcare Services Inc (NYSE:AMN) – Equities researchers at William Blair issued their Q1 2018 earnings per share estimates for shares of AMN Healthcare Services in a research report issued on Wednesday. William Blair analyst T. Mchugh expects that the company will post earnings per share of $0.68 for the quarter. William Blair also issued estimates for AMN Healthcare Services’ Q2 2018 earnings at $0.69 EPS, Q3 2018 earnings at $0.68 EPS and Q4 2018 earnings at $0.70 EPS.

AMN Healthcare Services (NYSE:AMN) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, August 3rd. The company reported $0.67 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.60 by $0.07. AMN Healthcare Services had a return on equity of 26.83% and a net margin of 6.01%. The business had revenue of $489.80 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $489.79 million. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.61 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 3.4% compared to the same quarter last year.

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A number of other analysts have also recently weighed in on the company. BMO Capital Markets reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $43.00 price target on shares of AMN Healthcare Services in a research report on Friday, September 1st. ValuEngine cut AMN Healthcare Services from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, September 1st. Zacks Investment Research cut AMN Healthcare Services from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 5th. Finally, Wells Fargo & Company began coverage on AMN Healthcare Services in a research report on Tuesday, June 27th. They issued an “outperform” rating and a $45.00 price target for the company. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $44.83.

AMN Healthcare Services (NYSE AMN) traded down 0.26% during midday trading on Friday, hitting $38.70. The stock had a trading volume of 156,959 shares. The stock has a market cap of $1.86 billion, a P/E ratio of 16.33 and a beta of 0.47. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $37.50 and its 200 day moving average price is $38.52. AMN Healthcare Services has a 12-month low of $26.00 and a 12-month high of $43.85.

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Morgan Stanley bought a new position in AMN Healthcare Services during the first quarter valued at about $17,056,000. Bank of New York Mellon Corp bought a new position in AMN Healthcare Services during the first quarter valued at about $52,653,000. Vanguard Group Inc. bought a new position in AMN Healthcare Services during the first quarter valued at about $172,667,000. Texas Permanent School Fund bought a new position in AMN Healthcare Services during the first quarter valued at about $1,403,000. Finally, Origin Asset Management LLP bought a new position in AMN Healthcare Services during the first quarter valued at about $11,470,000. 99.95% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

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.

Earnings History and Estimates for AMN Healthcare Services (NYSE:AMN)

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