AMN Healthcare Services (NYSE:AMN)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reissued by equities research analysts at BMO Capital Markets in a note issued to investors on Monday. They currently have a $54.00 target price on the stock. BMO Capital Markets’ price target would indicate a potential upside of 5.88% from the company’s current price.

Several other equities analysts also recently commented on AMN. ValuEngine raised shares of AMN Healthcare Services from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, September 27th. Zacks Investment Research raised 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 report on Tuesday, October 3rd. Benchmark reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $52.00 target price (up previously from $47.00) on shares of AMN Healthcare Services in a report on Wednesday, October 25th. Robert W. Baird boosted their target price 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. Finally, Credit Suisse Group started coverage on shares of AMN Healthcare Services in a report on Tuesday, November 7th. They issued an “outperform” rating and a $48.00 target price on the stock. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and nine have given a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $51.67.

AMN Healthcare Services (AMN) traded up $0.35 on Monday, hitting $51.00. 414,539 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 384,232. The company has a market capitalization of $2,450.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 21.43 and a beta of 0.47. AMN Healthcare Services has a fifty-two week low of $33.61 and a fifty-two week high of $51.75. The company has a current ratio of 1.81, a quick ratio of 1.81 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.60.

AMN Healthcare Services (NYSE:AMN) last released its earnings results on Thursday, November 2nd. The company reported $0.63 EPS for the quarter, topping the 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 previous year, the firm earned $0.62 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 4.6% compared to the same quarter last year. equities research analysts expect that AMN Healthcare Services will post 2.56 EPS for the current year.

In related news, Director Paul E. Weaver sold 10,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, November 29th. The shares were sold at an average price of $50.27, for a total transaction of $502,700.00. Following the sale, the director now owns 37,226 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,871,351.02. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Also, insider Susan R. Salka sold 74,456 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on 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 sale, the insider now directly owns 256,561 shares in the company, valued at approximately $10,739,643.46. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 231,240 shares of company stock worth $10,807,611 in the last three months. Insiders own 2.49% of the company’s stock.

A number of institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in AMN. Riverhead Capital Management LLC raised its stake in AMN Healthcare Services by 85.2% during the second quarter. Riverhead Capital Management LLC now owns 2,963 shares of the company’s stock valued at $116,000 after purchasing an additional 1,363 shares in the last quarter. Creative Planning purchased a new stake in AMN Healthcare Services during the fourth quarter valued at $209,000. Jaffetilchin Investment Partners LLC purchased a new stake in AMN Healthcare Services during the third quarter valued at $217,000. Pinebridge Investments L.P. raised its stake in AMN Healthcare Services by 1.4% during the second quarter. Pinebridge Investments L.P. now owns 6,312 shares of the company’s stock valued at $246,000 after purchasing an additional 87 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Amalgamated Bank raised its stake in AMN Healthcare Services by 4.5% during the second quarter. Amalgamated Bank now owns 6,547 shares of the company’s stock valued at $256,000 after purchasing an additional 284 shares in the last quarter.

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About AMN Healthcare Services

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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