Carillon Tower Advisers Inc. increased its stake in AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. (NYSE:AMN) by 2.0% in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 106,477 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 2,074 shares during the period. Carillon Tower Advisers Inc. owned 0.23% of AMN Healthcare Services worth $5,824,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.
A number of other hedge funds also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Credit Suisse AG boosted its holdings in AMN Healthcare Services by 40.4% in the third quarter. Credit Suisse AG now owns 97,536 shares of the company’s stock worth $5,336,000 after purchasing an additional 28,054 shares during the last quarter. FMR LLC boosted its holdings in AMN Healthcare Services by 0.5% in the third quarter. FMR LLC now owns 1,031,817 shares of the company’s stock worth $56,440,000 after purchasing an additional 5,117 shares during the last quarter. BlackRock Inc. boosted its holdings in AMN Healthcare Services by 1.3% in the third quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 6,782,835 shares of the company’s stock worth $371,022,000 after purchasing an additional 88,469 shares during the last quarter. Janus Henderson Group PLC boosted its holdings in AMN Healthcare Services by 114.9% in the third quarter. Janus Henderson Group PLC now owns 25,041 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,370,000 after purchasing an additional 13,386 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS boosted its holdings in AMN Healthcare Services by 12.0% in the third quarter. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS now owns 11,338 shares of the company’s stock worth $620,000 after purchasing an additional 1,215 shares during the last quarter.
Several equities research analysts recently issued reports on the stock. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of AMN Healthcare Services from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, November 16th. BMO Capital Markets dropped their target price on shares of AMN Healthcare Services from $61.00 to $60.00 and set an “outperform” rating on the stock in a report on Thursday, November 1st. ValuEngine upgraded shares of AMN Healthcare Services from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 17th. Finally, Jefferies Financial Group set a $68.00 target price on shares of AMN Healthcare Services and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, September 28th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and ten have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $65.40.
In other AMN Healthcare Services news, insider Denise L. Jackson sold 2,800 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, November 28th. The shares were sold at an average price of $64.48, for a total value of $180,544.00. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 20,152 shares in the company, valued at $1,299,400.96. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, insider Susan R. Salka sold 11,953 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, November 5th. The stock was sold at an average price of $56.49, for a total transaction of $675,224.97. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now owns 153,789 shares in the company, valued at $8,687,540.61. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 2.18% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.
AMN opened at $63.70 on Monday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.77, a quick ratio of 1.58 and a current ratio of 1.58. AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. has a 1-year low of $46.75 and a 1-year high of $68.20. The company has a market capitalization of $2.99 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 20.48, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.50 and a beta of 0.55.
AMN Healthcare Services (NYSE:AMN) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October 31st. The company reported $0.84 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.76 by $0.08. AMN Healthcare Services had a net margin of 6.96% and a return on equity of 25.32%. The business had revenue of $526.84 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $526.90 million. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.63 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 6.6% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities analysts anticipate that AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. will post 3.27 EPS for the current year.
AMN Healthcare Services Company Profile
AMN Healthcare Services, Inc provides healthcare workforce solutions and staffing services in the United States. The company operates through three segments: Nurse and Allied Solutions, Locum Tenens Solutions, and Other Workforce Solutions. The company offers travel nurse staffing under the American Mobile, Onward Healthcare, Nurses Rx, and O'Grady-Peyton brands; rapid response nurse staffing and labor disruption services, a shorter-term staffing solution under the NurseChoice brand; local, or per diem, staffing for daily shift work or on as-needed basis under the Nursefinders brand; and locum tenens staffing for specialties, clinicians, and dentists on an independent contractor basis on temporary assignments from a few days up to one year under the Staff Care and Locum Leaders brands.
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