Natixis Advisors L.P. Boosts Holdings in AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. (AMN)

Natixis Advisors L.P. raised its position in AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. (NYSE:AMN) by 9.3% in the 4th quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 103,145 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 8,809 shares during the quarter. Natixis Advisors L.P. owned 0.22% of AMN Healthcare Services worth $5,844,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of AMN. Financial Gravity Companies Inc. bought a new stake in AMN Healthcare Services in the fourth quarter worth approximately $48,000. We Are One Seven LLC bought a new stake in AMN Healthcare Services in the fourth quarter worth approximately $67,000. Bremer Trust National Association bought a new stake in AMN Healthcare Services in the fourth quarter worth approximately $93,000. ETF Managers Group LLC increased its holdings in AMN Healthcare Services by 15.7% in the fourth quarter. ETF Managers Group LLC now owns 2,296 shares of the company’s stock worth $130,000 after purchasing an additional 312 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Clean Yield Group bought a new stake in AMN Healthcare Services in the fourth quarter worth approximately $150,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 97.65% of the company’s stock.

AMN stock opened at $47.15 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.69, a quick ratio of 1.57 and a current ratio of 1.57. AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. has a 1-year low of $45.75 and a 1-year high of $68.20. The firm has a market capitalization of $2.22 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 14.33, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.25 and a beta of 0.77.



AMN Healthcare Services (NYSE:AMN) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February 14th. The company reported $0.81 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.79 by $0.02. AMN Healthcare Services had a return on equity of 25.86% and a net margin of 6.64%. The business had revenue of $528.60 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $539.25 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.63 earnings per share. The business’s revenue was up 3.8% on a year-over-year basis. As a group, research analysts predict that AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. will post 2.98 earnings per share for the current year.

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

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

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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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