AMN Healthcare Services (NYSE:AMN) had its price target upped by stock analysts at BMO Capital Markets to $64.00 in a research report issued to clients and investors on Thursday, The Fly reports. The brokerage currently has an “outperform” rating on the stock. BMO Capital Markets’ target price would indicate a potential upside of 8.11% from the stock’s previous close. The analysts noted that the move was a valuation call.

A number of other equities analysts also recently weighed in on AMN. KeyCorp reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $56.00 target price on shares of AMN Healthcare Services in a research note on Thursday, December 7th. SunTrust Banks reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $58.00 target price on shares of AMN Healthcare Services in a research note on Friday, December 8th. ValuEngine raised shares of AMN Healthcare Services from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Sunday, December 31st. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of AMN Healthcare Services from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, January 2nd. Finally, Benchmark reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $60.00 target price (up from $52.00) on shares of AMN Healthcare Services in a research note on Monday, January 8th. Eleven research analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating, The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $58.10.

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AMN Healthcare Services stock opened at $59.20 on Thursday. The company has a market cap of $2,811.84, a PE ratio of 22.01 and a beta of 0.47. AMN Healthcare Services has a 12-month low of $34.71 and a 12-month high of $60.10. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.57, a current ratio of 1.79 and a quick ratio of 1.79.

AMN Healthcare Services (NYSE:AMN) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February 15th. The company reported $0.63 EPS for the quarter, meeting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.63. AMN Healthcare Services had a net margin of 6.67% and a return on equity of 24.26%. The firm had revenue of $509.10 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $501.64 million. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.62 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 4.3% compared to the same quarter last year. equities research analysts predict that AMN Healthcare Services will post 3.25 EPS for the current year.

In related news, insider Susan R. Salka sold 95,219 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, January 12th. The shares were sold at an average price of $49.35, for a total transaction of $4,699,057.65. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 222,168 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $10,963,990.80. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this link. Also, insider Ralph Henderson sold 10,178 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, February 20th. The stock was sold at an average price of $56.20, for a total transaction of $572,003.60. Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 37,574 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $2,111,658.80. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last three months, insiders have sold 131,835 shares of company stock valued at $6,701,558. 2.18% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of AMN. Fort L.P. bought a new stake in AMN Healthcare Services in the third quarter valued at approximately $7,413,000. Bank of New York Mellon Corp increased its stake in AMN Healthcare Services by 1.3% in the third quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 1,362,806 shares of the company’s stock valued at $62,281,000 after purchasing an additional 17,777 shares in the last quarter. Legal & General Group Plc increased its stake in AMN Healthcare Services by 8.3% in the third quarter. Legal & General Group Plc now owns 98,523 shares of the company’s stock valued at $4,498,000 after purchasing an additional 7,541 shares in the last quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN increased its stake in AMN Healthcare Services by 23.2% in the third quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 849,157 shares of the company’s stock valued at $38,807,000 after purchasing an additional 159,777 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Copper Rock Capital Partners LLC increased its stake in AMN Healthcare Services by 3.6% in the fourth quarter. Copper Rock Capital Partners LLC now owns 757,574 shares of the company’s stock valued at $37,614,000 after purchasing an additional 26,252 shares in the last quarter.

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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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