Stock Traders Buy Large Volume of AMN Healthcare Services Call Options (AMN)
AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. (NYSE:AMN) was the recipient of unusually large options trading on Friday. Stock investors bought 862 call options on the company. This is an increase of 1,149% compared to the typical volume of 69 call options.
AMN Healthcare Services (NYSE:AMN) opened at $50.65 on Monday. AMN Healthcare Services has a 12 month low of $33.61 and a 12 month high of $51.75. The company has a quick ratio of 1.81, a current ratio of 1.81 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.60. The company has a market capitalization of $2,430.00, a P/E ratio of 21.28 and a beta of 0.47.
AMN Healthcare Services (NYSE:AMN) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 2nd. The company reported $0.63 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.60 by $0.03. AMN Healthcare Services had a return on equity of 25.55% and a net margin of 5.99%. The business 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 business earned $0.62 earnings per share. AMN Healthcare Services’s revenue for the quarter was up 4.6% on a year-over-year basis. equities analysts expect that AMN Healthcare Services will post 2.56 EPS for the current year.
In other news, Director Paul E. Weaver sold 10,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, November 29th. The stock was sold at an average price of $50.27, for a total value of $502,700.00. Following the transaction, the director now owns 37,226 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,871,351.02. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. Also, Director Mark G. Foletta sold 2,500 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, November 27th. The stock was sold at an average price of $47.03, for a total value of $117,575.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 3,525 shares in the company, valued at approximately $165,780.75. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 231,240 shares of company stock valued at $10,807,611 over the last three months. Corporate insiders own 2.49% of the company’s stock.
A number of institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of AMN. Acrospire Investment Management LLC lifted its stake in AMN Healthcare Services by 13.3% in the second quarter. Acrospire Investment Management LLC now owns 2,562 shares of the company’s stock valued at $100,000 after purchasing an additional 300 shares during the last quarter. Riverhead Capital Management LLC raised its holdings in AMN Healthcare Services by 85.2% during the 2nd quarter. Riverhead Capital Management LLC now owns 2,963 shares of the company’s stock valued at $116,000 after acquiring an additional 1,363 shares during the period. Creative Planning bought a new stake in AMN Healthcare Services during the 4th quarter valued at $209,000. Jaffetilchin Investment Partners LLC bought a new stake in AMN Healthcare Services during the 3rd quarter valued at $217,000. Finally, Pinebridge Investments L.P. raised its holdings in AMN Healthcare Services by 1.4% during the 2nd quarter. Pinebridge Investments L.P. now owns 6,312 shares of the company’s stock valued at $246,000 after acquiring an additional 87 shares during the period.
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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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