Lisanti Capital Growth LLC purchased a new stake in AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. (NYSE:AMN) in the fourth quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm purchased 16,030 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $789,000.

A number of other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in AMN. Creative Planning purchased a new stake in AMN Healthcare Services in the fourth quarter valued at about $209,000. M&T Bank Corp purchased a new stake in AMN Healthcare Services in the fourth quarter valued at about $210,000. Shelton Capital Management purchased a new stake in AMN Healthcare Services in the fourth quarter valued at about $212,000. Jaffetilchin Investment Partners LLC purchased a new stake in AMN Healthcare Services in the third quarter valued at about $217,000. Finally, Amalgamated Bank raised its stake in AMN Healthcare Services by 4.5% in the second quarter. Amalgamated Bank now owns 6,547 shares of the company’s stock valued at $256,000 after buying an additional 284 shares during the last quarter.

AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. (AMN) opened at $51.55 on Friday. 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 firm has a market capitalization of $2,438.78, a PE ratio of 21.57 and a beta of 0.51. AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. has a 1-year low of $34.71 and a 1-year high of $55.65.

A number of equities research analysts have commented on the company. ValuEngine upgraded AMN Healthcare Services from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, February 2nd. Jefferies Group assumed coverage on AMN Healthcare Services in a research note on Thursday, February 1st. They issued a “buy” rating and a $66.00 price target for the company. BMO Capital Markets reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $54.00 price target on shares of AMN Healthcare Services in a research note on Monday, January 22nd. SunTrust Banks reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $58.00 price target on shares of AMN Healthcare Services in a research note on Friday, December 8th. Finally, Benchmark reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $60.00 price target (up from $52.00) on shares of AMN Healthcare Services in a research note on Monday, January 8th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and ten have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $53.10.

In other news, insider Susan R. Salka sold 95,219 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, January 12th. The stock was sold at an average price of $49.35, for a total value of $4,699,057.65. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 222,168 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $10,963,990.80. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, CFO Brian M. Scott sold 20,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, November 29th. The shares were sold at an average price of $50.19, for a total value of $1,003,800.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief financial officer now directly owns 56,916 shares in the company, valued at $2,856,614.04. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 169,588 shares of company stock worth $8,492,501 over the last three months. Corporate insiders own 2.49% of the company’s stock.

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AMN Healthcare Services 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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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for AMN Healthcare Services (NYSE:AMN)

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