Third Avenue Management LLC purchased a new position in shares of AMN Healthcare Services Inc (NYSE:AMN) in the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund purchased 73,842 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,884,000. Third Avenue Management LLC owned about 0.15% of AMN Healthcare Services at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of the company. Morgan Stanley acquired a new stake in AMN Healthcare Services during the 1st quarter worth $17,056,000. Vanguard Group Inc. bought a new position in shares of AMN Healthcare Services in the 1st quarter worth $172,667,000. Credit Suisse AG acquired a new stake in shares of AMN Healthcare Services during the first quarter worth $1,088,000. Texas Permanent School Fund acquired a new stake in shares of AMN Healthcare Services during the first quarter worth $1,403,000. Finally, State Street Corp acquired a new stake in shares of AMN Healthcare Services during the first quarter worth $47,957,000. 99.95% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

AMN Healthcare Services Inc (AMN) traded up 0.055% during trading on Monday, reaching $45.725. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 110,121 shares. The company’s 50-day moving average is $37.63 and its 200-day moving average is $38.43. The stock has a market cap of $2.19 billion, a PE ratio of 19.293 and a beta of 0.45. AMN Healthcare Services Inc has a 12 month low of $26.00 and a 12 month high of $45.95.

AMN Healthcare Services (NYSE:AMN) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 3rd. The company reported $0.67 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.60 by $0.07. The firm had revenue of $489.80 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $489.79 million. AMN Healthcare Services had a net margin of 6.01% and a return on equity of 26.83%. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 3.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.61 earnings per share. Equities analysts expect that AMN Healthcare Services Inc will post $3.12 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Several research analysts recently weighed in on the stock. ValuEngine raised shares of AMN Healthcare Services from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, September 27th. BMO Capital Markets reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $43.00 price target on shares of AMN Healthcare Services in a research report on Friday, September 1st. Zacks Investment Research upgraded AMN Healthcare Services from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $44.00 price objective on the stock in a report on Tuesday, July 4th. Finally, Wells Fargo & Company assumed coverage on AMN Healthcare Services in a report on Tuesday, June 27th. They set an “outperform” rating and a $45.00 price objective on the stock. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $44.83.

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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.

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

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