Shares of AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. (NYSE:AMN) have been given a consensus recommendation of “Buy” by the eleven analysts that are presently covering the firm, Marketbeat reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation and nine have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 12-month price target among analysts that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $51.00.
Several research analysts have recently weighed in on the company. SunTrust Banks restated a “buy” rating and set a $58.00 target price on shares of AMN Healthcare Services in a report on Friday, December 8th. Benchmark restated a “buy” rating and set a $60.00 target price (up from $52.00) on shares of AMN Healthcare Services in a report on Monday, January 8th. Zacks Investment Research cut AMN Healthcare Services from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, January 2nd. ValuEngine upgraded AMN Healthcare Services from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Sunday, December 31st. Finally, KeyCorp restated a “buy” rating and set a $56.00 target price on shares of AMN Healthcare Services in a report on Thursday, December 7th.
In related news, insider Susan R. Salka sold 74,456 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, November 6th. The stock was sold at an average price of $41.86, for a total value of $3,116,728.16. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 256,561 shares in the company, valued at $10,739,643.46. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, Director Paul E. Weaver sold 10,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, November 29th. The shares were sold at an average price of $50.27, for a total value of $502,700.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 37,226 shares in the company, valued at $1,871,351.02. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 231,240 shares of company stock worth $10,807,611 over the last quarter. 2.49% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.
Shares of AMN Healthcare Services (NYSE:AMN) opened at $50.65 on Friday. The company has a quick ratio of 1.81, a current ratio of 1.81 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.60. AMN Healthcare Services has a twelve month low of $33.61 and a twelve month high of $51.75. The stock has a market capitalization of $2,400.00, a PE ratio of 21.28 and a beta of 0.47.
AMN Healthcare Services (NYSE:AMN) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, November 2nd. The company reported $0.63 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.60 by $0.03. The business had revenue of $494.41 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $493.89 million. AMN Healthcare Services had a return on equity of 25.55% and a net margin of 5.99%. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 4.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.62 EPS. equities research analysts anticipate that AMN Healthcare Services will post 2.56 earnings per share for the current year.
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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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