AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. (NYSE:AMN) insider Susan R. Salka sold 28,746 shares of AMN Healthcare Services stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, March 20th. The stock was sold at an average price of $48.05, for a total value of $1,381,245.30. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this link.
Shares of NYSE:AMN opened at $48.31 on Friday. AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. has a 12-month low of $45.75 and a 12-month high of $68.20. The company has a market cap of $2.26 billion, a PE ratio of 14.68, a PEG ratio of 1.30 and a beta of 0.77. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.69, a current ratio of 1.57 and a quick ratio of 1.57.
AMN Healthcare Services (NYSE:AMN) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February 14th. The company reported $0.81 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates 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 company had revenue of $528.60 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $539.25 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.63 earnings per share. The business’s revenue was up 3.8% on a year-over-year basis. As a group, sell-side analysts predict that AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. will post 2.98 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
A number of equities analysts recently commented on AMN shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded AMN Healthcare Services from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $71.00 price target for the company in a report on Monday, December 3rd. Sidoti set a $73.00 price target on AMN Healthcare Services and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, February 15th. Jefferies Financial Group lifted their price target on AMN Healthcare Services to $74.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, January 23rd. Finally, ValuEngine cut AMN Healthcare Services from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, February 15th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and eight have given a buy rating to the company. AMN Healthcare Services presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $66.80.
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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