Macquarie Group Ltd. decreased its stake in shares of AMN Healthcare Services Inc (NYSE:AMN) by 19.0% in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 778,367 shares of the company’s stock after selling 182,289 shares during the period. Macquarie Group Ltd. owned approximately 1.63% of AMN Healthcare Services worth $35,571,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of the company. BlackRock Inc. increased its position in shares of AMN Healthcare Services by 0.6% during the second quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 5,679,926 shares of the company’s stock worth $221,802,000 after acquiring an additional 32,397 shares in the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. increased its position in shares of 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 acquiring an additional 36,632 shares in the last quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its position in shares of 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 acquiring an additional 23,596 shares in the last quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp increased its position in shares of 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 worth $62,281,000 after acquiring an additional 17,777 shares in the last quarter. Finally, State Street Corp grew its position in AMN Healthcare Services by 4.8% in the second quarter. State Street Corp now owns 1,237,418 shares of the company’s stock valued at $48,321,000 after purchasing an additional 56,269 shares in the last quarter.

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In other AMN Healthcare Services news, insider Ralph Henderson sold 6,906 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, October 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $46.00, for a total value of $317,676.00. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 31,772 shares in the company, valued at $1,461,512. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, Director Andrew M. Stern sold 10,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, November 9th. The shares were sold at an average price of $42.89, for a total transaction of $428,900.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 6,668 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $285,990.52. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last quarter, insiders sold 91,362 shares of company stock valued at $3,863,304. Corporate insiders own 2.49% of the company’s stock.

AMN Healthcare Services Inc (NYSE AMN) opened at $47.10 on Thursday. The firm has a market cap of $2,185.58, a price-to-earnings ratio of 17.94 and a beta of 0.41. AMN Healthcare Services Inc has a 12-month low of $32.95 and a 12-month high of $47.65. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.60, a current ratio of 1.81 and a quick ratio of 1.81.

AMN Healthcare Services (NYSE:AMN) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 2nd. The company reported $0.63 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.60 by $0.03. The firm had revenue of $494.41 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $493.89 million. AMN Healthcare Services had a net margin of 5.99% and a return on equity of 25.55%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 4.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.62 earnings per share. equities analysts forecast that AMN Healthcare Services Inc will post 2.56 EPS for the current year.

A number of research analysts recently weighed in on the stock. KeyCorp assumed coverage on shares of AMN Healthcare Services in a research report on Friday, November 17th. They issued an “overweight” rating and a $50.00 target price for the company. ValuEngine raised shares of AMN Healthcare Services from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Saturday, August 12th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of AMN Healthcare Services from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 4th. Benchmark Co. reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $52.00 target price (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 issued a $48.00 target price (up previously from $47.00) on shares of AMN Healthcare Services in a research report on Sunday, November 12th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and eight have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $47.44.

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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