Russell Investments Group Ltd. boosted its holdings in shares of AMN Healthcare Services Inc (NYSE:AMN) by 28.5% in the third quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 286,370 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 63,474 shares during the period. Russell Investments Group Ltd. owned about 0.60% of AMN Healthcare Services worth $13,086,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of the stock. BlackRock Inc. lifted its position in AMN Healthcare Services by 0.6% during the second quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 5,679,926 shares of the company’s stock valued at $221,802,000 after purchasing an additional 32,397 shares during the period. Vanguard Group Inc. lifted its position in AMN Healthcare Services by 0.9% during the second quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 4,289,538 shares of the company’s stock valued at $167,507,000 after purchasing an additional 36,632 shares during the period. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP lifted its position in AMN Healthcare Services by 1.4% during the second quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 1,704,656 shares of the company’s stock valued at $66,567,000 after purchasing an additional 23,596 shares during the period. Bank of New York Mellon Corp lifted its position in AMN Healthcare Services by 1.3% during the third quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 1,362,806 shares of the company’s stock valued at $62,281,000 after purchasing an additional 17,777 shares during the period. Finally, State Street Corp lifted its position in AMN Healthcare Services by 4.8% during the second quarter. State Street Corp now owns 1,237,418 shares of the company’s stock valued at $48,321,000 after purchasing an additional 56,269 shares during the period.

A number of research firms recently issued reports on AMN. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of AMN Healthcare Services from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $51.00 target price for the company in a research report on Tuesday, October 3rd. ValuEngine downgraded shares of AMN Healthcare Services from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, September 1st. BMO Capital Markets reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $48.00 price objective (up previously from $47.00) on shares of AMN Healthcare Services in a research report on Sunday, November 12th. Robert W. Baird upped their price objective on shares of AMN Healthcare Services from $41.00 to $43.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research report on Friday, November 3rd. Finally, Benchmark reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $52.00 price objective (up previously from $47.00) on shares of AMN Healthcare Services in a research report on Wednesday, October 25th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. AMN Healthcare Services has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $47.44.

AMN Healthcare Services Inc (AMN) opened at $49.60 on Friday. The firm has a market cap of $2,398.17, a PE ratio of 19.69 and a beta of 0.46. AMN Healthcare Services Inc has a 1 year low of $33.05 and a 1 year high of $51.75. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.60, a current ratio of 1.81 and a quick ratio of 1.81.

AMN Healthcare Services (NYSE:AMN) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 2nd. The company reported $0.63 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.60 by $0.03. The business had revenue of $494.41 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $493.89 million. AMN Healthcare Services had a net margin of 5.99% and a return on equity of 25.55%. The company’s revenue was up 4.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.62 earnings per share. sell-side analysts expect that AMN Healthcare Services Inc will post 2.56 EPS for the current year.

In other news, insider Susan R. Salka sold 74,456 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, November 6th. The shares were sold at an average price of $41.86, for a total transaction of $3,116,728.16. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 256,561 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $10,739,643.46. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, CFO Brian M. Scott sold 20,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, November 29th. The stock was sold at an average price of $50.19, for a total transaction of $1,003,800.00. Following the sale, the chief financial officer now directly owns 56,916 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,856,614.04. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last quarter, insiders sold 139,134 shares of company stock valued at $6,235,707. Insiders own 2.49% of the company’s stock.

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AMN Healthcare Services 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.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for AMN Healthcare Services (NYSE:AMN)

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