News headlines about AMN Healthcare Services (NYSE:AMN) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. AMN Healthcare Services earned a news sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the company an impact score of 45.9735023990713 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

Several research analysts have recently issued reports on AMN shares. Wells Fargo & Company started coverage on shares of AMN Healthcare Services in a report on Tuesday, June 27th. They issued an “outperform” rating and a $45.00 target price for the company. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of AMN Healthcare Services from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 4th. ValuEngine upgraded shares of AMN Healthcare Services from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, September 27th. Finally, BMO Capital Markets restated a “buy” rating and issued a $43.00 target price on shares of AMN Healthcare Services in a report on Friday, September 1st. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. AMN Healthcare Services presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $46.00.

Shares of AMN Healthcare Services (AMN) remained flat at $41.95 during mid-day trading on Tuesday. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 57,928 shares. The company has a market capitalization of $2.01 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 17.70 and a beta of 0.45. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $40.66 and its 200-day moving average is $38.70. AMN Healthcare Services has a one year low of $26.00 and a one year high of $46.60.

AMN Healthcare Services (NYSE:AMN) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August 3rd. The company reported $0.67 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.60 by $0.07. The business had revenue of $489.80 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $489.79 million. AMN Healthcare Services had a net margin of 6.01% and a return on equity of 26.83%. The business’s revenue was up 3.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.61 earnings per share. On average, equities research analysts expect that AMN Healthcare Services will post $3.12 EPS for the current fiscal year.

In other AMN Healthcare Services news, insider Ralph Henderson sold 6,906 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Monday, October 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $46.00, for a total transaction of $317,676.00. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 31,772 shares in the company, valued at $1,461,512. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. 2.49% of the stock is owned by insiders.

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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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