AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. (NYSE:AMN) Given Consensus Rating of “Buy” by Brokerages
Shares of AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. (NYSE:AMN) have been given a consensus recommendation of “Buy” by the eleven research firms that are covering the stock, MarketBeat Ratings reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and eight have issued a buy rating on the company. The average 12 month price objective among brokers that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $74.50.
Several analysts have issued reports on the company. BMO Capital Markets boosted their price objective on AMN Healthcare Services from $81.00 to $86.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a report on Monday, March 1st. Jefferies Financial Group restated a “buy” rating on shares of AMN Healthcare Services in a report on Friday, April 9th. Finally, Truist upped their target price on AMN Healthcare Services from $84.00 to $95.00 in a report on Friday, February 19th.
In related news, insider Denise L. Jackson sold 2,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, March 10th. The stock was sold at an average price of $76.84, for a total value of $153,680.00. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 16,752 shares in the company, valued at $1,287,223.68. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. Also, Director Martha H. Marsh sold 18,175 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, March 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $77.32, for a total value of $1,405,291.00. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 29,090 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,249,238.80. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 22,901 shares of company stock worth $1,758,269 in the last 90 days. 1.35% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.
Shares of AMN traded up $0.11 during midday trading on Tuesday, hitting $81.46. 3,108 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 296,800. AMN Healthcare Services has a 1-year low of $36.65 and a 1-year high of $81.73. The firm has a market capitalization of $3.84 billion, a PE ratio of 43.58, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 3.81 and a beta of 0.51. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.11, a quick ratio of 1.33 and a current ratio of 1.33. The business’s 50 day moving average price is $76.29 and its two-hundred day moving average price is $71.41.
AMN Healthcare Services (NYSE:AMN) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February 17th. The company reported $1.00 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.88 by $0.12. The company had revenue of $631.27 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $625.62 million. AMN Healthcare Services had a net margin of 3.78% and a return on equity of 20.38%. As a group, equities research analysts forecast that AMN Healthcare Services will post 3.31 EPS for the current fiscal year.
AMN Healthcare Services Company Profile
AMN Healthcare Services, Inc provides healthcare workforce solutions and staffing services to hospitals and healthcare facilities in the United States. The company operates through three segments: Nurse and Allied Solutions, Physician and Leadership Solutions, and Technology and Workforce Solutions. It offers travel nurse staffing under the American Mobile, Onward Healthcare, and O'Grady Peyton brands; rapid response nurse staffing and labor disruption services under the NurseChoice and HealthSource Global Staffing brands; local or per diem staffing services under Nursefinders brand; and locum tenens staffing services under the Staff Care and Locum Leaders brands.
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