Dana Investment Advisors Inc. trimmed its holdings in AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. (NYSE:AMN) by 39.1% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 43,326 shares of the company’s stock after selling 27,830 shares during the quarter. Dana Investment Advisors Inc. owned about 0.09% of AMN Healthcare Services worth $2,455,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Other large investors have also made changes to their positions in the company. Federated Investors Inc. PA increased its position in AMN Healthcare Services by 670,395.1% in the 3rd quarter. Federated Investors Inc. PA now owns 1,220,301 shares of the company’s stock valued at $66,751,000 after buying an additional 1,220,119 shares in the last quarter. Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P. increased its position in AMN Healthcare Services by 87.2% in the 4th quarter. Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P. now owns 516,260 shares of the company’s stock valued at $29,252,000 after buying an additional 240,485 shares in the last quarter. Morgan Stanley increased its position in AMN Healthcare Services by 121.9% in the 3rd quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 258,888 shares of the company’s stock valued at $14,161,000 after buying an additional 142,225 shares in the last quarter. State of Tennessee Treasury Department increased its position in AMN Healthcare Services by 408.6% in the 4th quarter. State of Tennessee Treasury Department now owns 159,155 shares of the company’s stock valued at $9,018,000 after buying an additional 127,865 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Eagle Asset Management Inc. bought a new stake in AMN Healthcare Services in the 4th quarter valued at about $5,209,000. 97.65% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

Shares of AMN opened at $46.54 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.69, a current ratio of 1.57 and a quick ratio of 1.57. The company has a market cap of $2.21 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 14.15, a P/E/G ratio of 1.25 and a beta of 0.77. AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. has a 52 week low of $45.75 and a 52 week high of $68.20.

AMN Healthcare Services (NYSE:AMN) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February 14th. The company reported $0.81 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.79 by $0.02. The firm had revenue of $528.60 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $539.25 million. AMN Healthcare Services had a return on equity of 25.86% and a net margin of 6.64%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 3.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.63 EPS. Analysts expect that AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. will post 2.98 EPS for the current year.

A number of brokerages recently commented on AMN. Zacks Investment Research raised AMN Healthcare Services from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $71.00 target price for the company in a research report on Monday, December 3rd. Jefferies Financial Group boosted their target price on AMN Healthcare Services to $74.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 23rd. ValuEngine lowered AMN Healthcare Services from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, February 15th. Finally, Sidoti set a $73.00 target price on AMN Healthcare Services and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, February 15th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $66.80.

In other AMN Healthcare Services news, CFO Brian M. Scott sold 7,500 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, January 31st. The stock was sold at an average price of $65.01, for a total transaction of $487,575.00. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. Also, insider Susan R. Salka sold 39,552 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, January 8th. The stock was sold at an average price of $57.90, for a total value of $2,290,060.80. Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 197,707 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $11,447,235.30. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders own 2.07% of the company’s stock.

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AMN Healthcare Services Company Profile

AMN Healthcare Services, Inc provides healthcare workforce solutions and staffing services to healthcare facilities in the United States. The company operates through three segments: Nurse and Allied Solutions, Locum Tenens Solutions, and Other Workforce Solutions. The company offers travel nurse staffing under the American Mobile, Onward Healthcare, Nurses Rx, and O'Grady-Peyton brands; nurse staffing and labor disruption services, a shorter-term staffing solution under the NurseChoice brand; local, or per diem, staffing for daily shift work or on as-needed basis under the Nursefinders brand; and locum tenens staffing for specialties, clinicians, and dentists on an independent contractor basis on temporary assignments under the Staff Care and Locum Leaders brands.

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