AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. (NYSE:AMN) insider Susan R. Salka sold 95,219 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, January 12th. The shares were sold at an average price of $49.35, for a total transaction of $4,699,057.65. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 222,168 shares in the company, valued at approximately $10,963,990.80. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website.

AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. (NYSE AMN) traded down $0.50 on Tuesday, reaching $49.30. 316,100 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 374,400. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.60, a quick ratio of 1.81 and a current ratio of 1.81. AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. has a 1 year low of $33.61 and a 1 year high of $51.75. The firm has a market capitalization of $2,370.00, a P/E ratio of 20.71 and a beta of 0.47.

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

A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Baltimore Washington Financial Advisors Inc. raised its holdings in AMN Healthcare Services by 7.3% during the fourth quarter. Baltimore Washington Financial Advisors Inc. now owns 81,515 shares of the company’s stock worth $4,014,000 after buying an additional 5,570 shares during the last quarter. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System raised its holdings in AMN Healthcare Services by 6.2% during the fourth quarter. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System now owns 20,600 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,015,000 after buying an additional 1,200 shares during the last quarter. National Investment Services Inc. WI raised its holdings in AMN Healthcare Services by 70.7% during the fourth quarter. National Investment Services Inc. WI now owns 10,093 shares of the company’s stock worth $497,000 after buying an additional 4,181 shares during the last quarter. Copper Rock Capital Partners LLC raised its holdings in AMN Healthcare Services by 3.6% during the fourth quarter. Copper Rock Capital Partners LLC now owns 757,574 shares of the company’s stock worth $37,614,000 after buying an additional 26,252 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio grew its stake in shares of AMN Healthcare Services by 14.1% in the 3rd quarter. Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio now owns 94,137 shares of the company’s stock worth $4,302,000 after acquiring an additional 11,653 shares in the last quarter.

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 on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, October 3rd. KeyCorp reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $56.00 target price on shares of AMN Healthcare Services in a research report on Thursday, December 7th. BMO Capital Markets reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $48.00 target price (up previously from $47.00) on shares of AMN Healthcare Services in a research report on Sunday, November 12th. SunTrust Banks reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $58.00 target price on shares of AMN Healthcare Services in a research report on Friday, December 8th. Finally, 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 report on Friday, November 3rd. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and nine have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $51.00.

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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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