AMN Healthcare Services Inc (NYSE:AMN) had its target price upped by Robert W. Baird from $41.00 to $43.00 in a research note issued to investors on Friday morning. The brokerage currently has an outperform rating on the stock.

A number of other research firms have also commented on AMN. ValuEngine raised AMN Healthcare Services from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report on Saturday, August 12th. Zacks Investment Research raised AMN Healthcare Services from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $51.00 price target on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, October 3rd. Benchmark Co. reaffirmed a buy rating and set 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, 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. Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has an average rating of Buy and an average price target of $46.29.

AMN Healthcare Services (NYSE:AMN) opened at $42.50 on Friday. AMN Healthcare Services has a one year low of $26.00 and a one year high of $46.60. The company has a quick ratio of 1.66, a current ratio of 1.81 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.60. The firm has a market capitalization of $1,963.44, a PE ratio of 16.12 and a beta of 0.41.

AMN Healthcare Services (NYSE:AMN) last released its earnings results on Thursday, November 2nd. The company reported $0.63 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate 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 firm had revenue of $494.41 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $493.89 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.62 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 4.6% on a year-over-year basis. equities research analysts expect that AMN Healthcare Services will post 2.57 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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In other news, insider Ralph Henderson sold 6,906 shares of the firm’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 sale, the insider now owns 31,772 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,461,512. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. Company insiders own 2.49% of the company’s stock.

Institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Acrospire Investment Management LLC raised its position in AMN Healthcare Services by 13.3% in the 2nd quarter. Acrospire Investment Management LLC now owns 2,562 shares of the company’s stock valued at $100,000 after buying an additional 300 shares during the last quarter. Bank of Montreal Can acquired a new stake in AMN Healthcare Services in the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $105,000. SG Americas Securities LLC acquired a new stake in AMN Healthcare Services in the 1st quarter valued at approximately $117,000. Riverhead Capital Management LLC raised its position in AMN Healthcare Services by 85.2% in the 2nd quarter. Riverhead Capital Management LLC now owns 2,963 shares of the company’s stock valued at $116,000 after buying an additional 1,363 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Creative Planning acquired a new stake in AMN Healthcare Services in the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $155,000.

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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