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.

A number of brokerages have recently weighed in on AMN. SunTrust Banks restated a “buy” rating and issued a $58.00 target price on shares of AMN Healthcare Services in a research note on Friday, December 8th. Benchmark restated a “buy” rating and issued a $60.00 target price (up previously from $52.00) on shares of AMN Healthcare Services in a research note on Monday, January 8th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded AMN Healthcare Services from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, January 2nd. ValuEngine upgraded AMN Healthcare Services from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Sunday, December 31st. Finally, KeyCorp restated a “buy” rating and issued a $56.00 target price on shares of AMN Healthcare Services in a research note on Thursday, December 7th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and nine have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $51.00.

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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