Baltimore Washington Financial Advisors Inc. grew its stake in AMN Healthcare Services Inc (NYSE:AMN) by 1.6% in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The firm owned 75,945 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 1,220 shares during the quarter. Baltimore Washington Financial Advisors Inc. owned 0.16% of AMN Healthcare Services worth $3,471,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in the company. BlackRock Inc. boosted its stake in shares of AMN Healthcare Services by 0.6% in the 2nd quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 5,679,926 shares of the company’s stock valued at $221,802,000 after buying an additional 32,397 shares during the period. Vanguard Group Inc. lifted 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 worth $167,507,000 after purchasing an additional 36,632 shares during the last quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP lifted 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 worth $66,567,000 after purchasing an additional 23,596 shares during the last quarter. Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P. lifted 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 worth $57,975,000 after purchasing an additional 106,575 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Bank of New York Mellon Corp lifted its stake in AMN Healthcare Services by 3.7% during the second quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 1,345,029 shares of the company’s stock worth $52,523,000 after purchasing an additional 48,161 shares during the last quarter.

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In other news, insider Ralph Henderson sold 6,906 shares of AMN Healthcare Services stock in a transaction on 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 approximately $1,461,512. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. 2.49% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

AMN Healthcare Services Inc (AMN) traded up 0.92% on Friday, reaching $43.65. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 410,325 shares. The company has a market capitalization of $2.09 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 18.42 and a beta of 0.45. AMN Healthcare Services Inc has a 52 week low of $26.00 and a 52 week high of $46.60. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is $41.31 and its 200-day moving average price is $38.81.

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

Several equities research analysts recently weighed in on the company. Zacks Investment Research cut AMN Healthcare Services from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 4th. ValuEngine upgraded AMN Healthcare Services from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, September 27th. BMO Capital Markets restated a “buy” rating and set a $43.00 target price on shares of AMN Healthcare Services in a research note on Friday, September 1st. Finally, Wells Fargo & Company assumed coverage on AMN Healthcare Services in a research note on Tuesday, June 27th. They set an “outperform” rating and a $45.00 target price for the company. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. AMN Healthcare Services presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $46.00.

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

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