AMN Healthcare Services Inc (NYSE:AMN)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reissued by stock analysts at BMO Capital Markets in a report released on Sunday. They presently have a $48.00 target price on the stock. BMO Capital Markets’ target price points to a potential upside of 9.46% from the stock’s current price.

AMN has been the subject of a number of other research reports. ValuEngine raised AMN Healthcare Services from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, September 27th. Zacks Investment Research cut AMN Healthcare Services from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 4th. Credit Suisse Group initiated coverage on AMN Healthcare Services in a research report on Tuesday, November 7th. They issued an “outperform” rating and a $48.00 price target for the company. Benchmark Co. reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $52.00 price target (up previously from $47.00) on shares of AMN Healthcare Services in a research report on Wednesday, October 25th. Finally, Robert W. Baird lifted their price objective on AMN Healthcare Services from $41.00 to $43.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research note on Friday, November 3rd. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. AMN Healthcare Services presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $47.13.

Shares of AMN Healthcare Services (NYSE AMN) opened at $43.85 on Friday. AMN Healthcare Services has a 12-month low of $28.95 and a 12-month high of $46.60. The firm has a market capitalization of $2,094.80, a PE ratio of 17.20 and a beta of 0.41. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.60, a current ratio of 1.81 and a quick ratio of 1.66.

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 return on equity of 25.55% and a net margin of 5.99%. The company had revenue of $494.41 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $493.89 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.62 earnings per share. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 4.6% compared to the same quarter last year. sell-side analysts expect that AMN Healthcare Services will post 2.57 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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In related news, insider Ralph Henderson sold 6,906 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, October 2nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $46.00, for a total transaction of $317,676.00. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 31,772 shares in the company, valued at $1,461,512. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, insider Susan R. Salka sold 74,456 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, November 6th. The shares were sold at an average price of $41.86, for a total value of $3,116,728.16. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 256,561 shares in the company, valued at $10,739,643.46. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders own 2.49% of the company’s stock.

A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the stock. BlackRock Inc. increased its stake in AMN Healthcare Services by 0.6% during the second 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 period. Vanguard Group Inc. increased its stake in AMN Healthcare Services by 0.9% during the second 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 period. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its stake in AMN Healthcare Services by 1.4% during the second quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 1,704,656 shares of the company’s stock valued at $66,567,000 after acquiring an additional 23,596 shares during the period. Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P. increased its stake in AMN Healthcare Services by 7.7% during the second quarter. Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P. now owns 1,484,650 shares of the company’s stock valued at $57,975,000 after acquiring an additional 106,575 shares during the period. Finally, Bank of New York Mellon Corp increased its stake in AMN Healthcare Services by 1.3% during 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 acquiring an additional 17,777 shares during the period.

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.

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