AMN Healthcare Services (AMN) Sets New 12-Month High and Low at $66.05

AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. (NYSE:AMN) shares reached a new 52-week high and low on Monday . The company traded as low as $66.05 and last traded at $65.80, with a volume of 495947 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $64.20.

A number of research firms have weighed in on AMN. Jefferies Group reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $71.00 target price on shares of AMN Healthcare Services in a report on Tuesday, April 10th. Robert W. Baird reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $64.00 target price on shares of AMN Healthcare Services in a report on Tuesday, April 10th. Lake Street Capital increased their target price on AMN Healthcare Services to $70.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, April 10th. Benchmark increased their target price on AMN Healthcare Services from $60.00 to $66.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, April 10th. Finally, BMO Capital Markets increased their target price on AMN Healthcare Services from $64.00 to $66.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a report on Tuesday, April 10th. Eleven research analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating, The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $62.60.

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The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.57, a current ratio of 1.79 and a quick ratio of 1.79. The firm has a market cap of $3,135.92, a price-to-earnings ratio of 25.70, a PEG ratio of 1.49 and a beta of 0.42.

AMN Healthcare Services (NYSE:AMN) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February 15th. The company reported $0.63 EPS for the quarter, hitting the consensus estimate of $0.63. AMN Healthcare Services had a return on equity of 24.26% and a net margin of 6.67%. The firm had revenue of $509.10 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $501.64 million. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.62 earnings per share. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 4.3% compared to the same quarter last year. equities analysts anticipate that AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. will post 3.4 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

In other news, CFO Brian M. Scott sold 6,366 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, February 2nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $55.15, for a total value of $351,084.90. Following the transaction, the chief financial officer now owns 62,987 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $3,473,733.05. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. Also, insider Ralph Henderson sold 8,219 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, January 25th. The stock was sold at an average price of $52.00, for a total value of $427,388.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 30,052 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,562,704. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 36,616 shares of company stock worth $2,002,501 in the last ninety days. Corporate insiders own 2.18% of the company’s stock.

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. bought a new position in shares of AMN Healthcare Services in the fourth quarter worth about $206,000. Creative Planning bought a new position in shares of AMN Healthcare Services in the fourth quarter worth about $209,000. M&T Bank Corp bought a new position in shares of AMN Healthcare Services in the fourth quarter worth about $210,000. Shelton Capital Management bought a new position in shares of AMN Healthcare Services in the fourth quarter worth about $212,000. Finally, Polen Capital Management LLC bought a new position in shares of AMN Healthcare Services in the fourth quarter worth about $223,000.

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AMN Healthcare Services Company Profile

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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