HMS Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:HMSY) EVP Semone Neuman sold 20,734 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, August 28th. The stock was sold at an average price of $17.68, for a total transaction of $366,577.12. Following the completion of the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 96,722 shares in the company, valued at $1,710,044.96. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink.

Semone Neuman also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Friday, June 9th, Semone Neuman sold 14,546 shares of HMS Holdings Corp stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $19.00, for a total transaction of $276,374.00.

Shares of HMS Holdings Corp (HMSY) opened at 17.54 on Thursday. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $18.58 and its 200 day moving average is $18.88. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.47 billion, a P/E ratio of 49.97 and a beta of 1.08. HMS Holdings Corp has a 12-month low of $15.94 and a 12-month high of $23.06.

HMS Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:HMSY) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Friday, August 4th. The business services provider reported $0.16 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.18 by $0.02. HMS Holdings Corp had a net margin of 6.37% and a return on equity of 9.26%. The business had revenue of $133.31 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $135.96 million. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.18 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 9.7% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities research analysts forecast that HMS Holdings Corp will post $0.81 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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Hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the stock. Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd acquired a new stake in shares of HMS Holdings Corp during the second quarter valued at approximately $404,000. Koch Industries Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of HMS Holdings Corp during the second quarter valued at approximately $197,000. Piedmont Investment Advisors LLC acquired a new stake in shares of HMS Holdings Corp during the second quarter valued at approximately $337,000. Bank of Nova Scotia raised its stake in shares of HMS Holdings Corp by 5.5% in the second quarter. Bank of Nova Scotia now owns 41,635 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $770,000 after buying an additional 2,160 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Fairpointe Capital LLC raised its stake in shares of HMS Holdings Corp by 58.7% in the second quarter. Fairpointe Capital LLC now owns 120,900 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $2,237,000 after buying an additional 44,700 shares during the last quarter. 93.04% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

HMSY has been the topic of a number of research analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of HMS Holdings Corp from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, May 3rd. TheStreet downgraded shares of HMS Holdings Corp from a “b” rating to a “c+” rating in a report on Friday, May 12th. Cantor Fitzgerald initiated coverage on shares of HMS Holdings Corp in a report on Wednesday, June 14th. They issued an “overweight” rating and a $23.00 price target on the stock. Jefferies Group LLC reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $21.50 price objective on shares of HMS Holdings Corp in a report on Friday, June 16th. Finally, Canaccord Genuity initiated coverage on shares of HMS Holdings Corp in a report on Tuesday, July 11th. They set a “buy” rating and a $22.00 price objective on the stock. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating, four have issued a buy rating and two have given a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. HMS Holdings Corp has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $23.06.

HMS Holdings Corp Company Profile

HMS Holdings Corp. is a holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, operates in the United States healthcare insurance benefit cost containment marketplace. It provides coordination of benefits services to government, and private healthcare payers and sponsors. Its payment integrity services ensure that healthcare claims billed are accurate and appropriate.

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