Shares of Envision Healthcare Holdings Inc. (NYSE:EVHC) have been assigned a consensus recommendation of “Buy” from the eighteen ratings firms that are presently covering the company. Six research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and twelve have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 12-month target price among analysts that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $29.33.

Several research firms have weighed in on EVHC. Jefferies Group dropped their price target on Envision Healthcare Holdings from $35.00 to $32.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research note on Thursday, August 4th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Envision Healthcare Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday, August 5th. Canaccord Genuity reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $32.00 price target on shares of Envision Healthcare Holdings in a research note on Friday, August 5th. Cantor Fitzgerald reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $31.00 price target on shares of Envision Healthcare Holdings in a research note on Thursday, September 8th. Finally, Citigroup Inc. upgraded Envision Healthcare Holdings from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and dropped their price target for the company from $27.00 to $26.00 in a research note on Monday, September 26th.

Several institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. IBM Retirement Fund boosted its position in shares of Envision Healthcare Holdings by 0.4% in the second quarter. IBM Retirement Fund now owns 18,798 shares of the company’s stock worth $477,000 after buying an additional 68 shares during the last quarter. Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management Company LTD boosted its position in shares of Envision Healthcare Holdings by 1.3% in the second quarter. Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management Company LTD now owns 12,559 shares of the company’s stock worth $318,000 after buying an additional 162 shares during the last quarter. Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management Co. Ltd. boosted its position in shares of Envision Healthcare Holdings by 1.5% in the third quarter. Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management Co. Ltd. now owns 26,872 shares of the company’s stock worth $598,000 after buying an additional 402 shares during the last quarter. Pacer Advisors Inc. boosted its position in shares of Envision Healthcare Holdings by 7.4% in the third quarter. Pacer Advisors Inc. now owns 7,045 shares of the company’s stock worth $157,000 after buying an additional 484 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Nordea Investment Management AB boosted its position in shares of Envision Healthcare Holdings by 9.8% in the second quarter. Nordea Investment Management AB now owns 5,457 shares of the company’s stock worth $138,000 after buying an additional 488 shares during the last quarter.

Shares of Envision Healthcare Holdings (NYSE:EVHC) opened at 20.11 on Thursday. Envision Healthcare Holdings has a 52-week low of $18.31 and a 52-week high of $28.47. The stock has a market cap of $3.77 billion, a PE ratio of 31.42 and a beta of 0.49. The company’s 50 day moving average price is $21.35 and its 200 day moving average price is $23.17.

Envision Healthcare Holdings (NYSE:EVHC) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November 1st. The company reported $0.36 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.36. The business had revenue of $1.64 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.67 billion. Envision Healthcare Holdings had a return on equity of 11.96% and a net margin of 1.93%. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 19.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.30 EPS. On average, analysts anticipate that Envision Healthcare Holdings will post $1.39 earnings per share for the current year.

Envision Healthcare Holdings Company Profile

Envision Healthcare Holdings, Inc, formerly CDRT Holding Corporation, is a holding company. The Company, through its subsidiary, provides physician-led medical services in the United States. It operates in two segments: EmCare Holdings, Inc (EmCare) and American Medical Response, Inc (AMR). Its EmCare segment is a provider of integrated facility-based and post-acute care physician services to healthcare facilities in the United States.

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