Pembroke Management LTD cut its holdings in AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. (NYSE:AMN) by 47.4% in the 4th quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 159,300 shares of the company’s stock after selling 143,300 shares during the period. Pembroke Management LTD’s holdings in AMN Healthcare Services were worth $7,845,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also modified their holdings of the business. BlackRock Inc. raised its holdings in AMN Healthcare Services by 0.6% in the 2nd quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 5,679,926 shares of the company’s stock valued at $221,802,000 after acquiring an additional 32,397 shares during the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. raised its holdings in AMN Healthcare Services by 0.9% in the 2nd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 4,289,538 shares of the company’s stock valued at $167,507,000 after acquiring an additional 36,632 shares during the last quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP grew its stake in shares of AMN Healthcare Services by 1.4% during the 3rd quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 1,728,269 shares of the company’s stock valued at $78,981,000 after buying an additional 23,613 shares during the period. Bank of New York Mellon Corp grew its stake in shares of AMN Healthcare Services by 1.3% during the 3rd quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 1,362,806 shares of the company’s stock valued at $62,281,000 after buying an additional 17,777 shares during the period. Finally, State Street Corp grew its stake in shares of AMN Healthcare Services by 4.8% during the 2nd quarter. State Street Corp now owns 1,237,418 shares of the company’s stock valued at $48,321,000 after buying an additional 56,269 shares during the period.

Shares of AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. (NYSE:AMN) opened at $54.80 on Friday. 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, Inc. has a 12-month low of $34.71 and a 12-month high of $55.65. The firm has a market cap of $2,562.99 and a price-to-earnings ratio of 21.04.

AMN Healthcare Services (NYSE:AMN) last announced its quarterly earnings results 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. 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 during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $493.89 million. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.62 EPS. The firm’s revenue was up 4.6% on a year-over-year basis. analysts anticipate that AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. will post 2.57 earnings per share for the current year.

In related news, Director Andrew M. Stern sold 10,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, November 9th. The shares were sold at an average price of $42.89, for a total transaction of $428,900.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 6,668 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $285,990.52. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed 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 stock was 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 of the company’s stock, valued at $10,739,643.46. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last ninety days, insiders have sold 239,459 shares of company stock valued at $11,234,999. 2.49% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

Several analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. ValuEngine raised shares of AMN Healthcare Services from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday. Jefferies Group assumed coverage on shares of AMN Healthcare Services in a research note on Thursday. They set a “buy” rating and a $66.00 price objective for the company. BMO Capital Markets reissued a “buy” rating and set a $54.00 price objective on shares of AMN Healthcare Services in a research note on Monday, January 22nd. Benchmark reissued a “buy” rating and set a $52.00 price objective (up from $47.00) on shares of AMN Healthcare Services in a research note on Wednesday, October 25th. Finally, KeyCorp assumed coverage on shares of AMN Healthcare Services in a research note on Friday, November 17th. They set an “overweight” rating and a $50.00 price objective for the company. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and ten have given a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $53.10.

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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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