AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. (AMN) Insider Susan R. Salka Sells 28,746 Shares

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.



Several large investors have recently modified their holdings of AMN. Federated Investors Inc. PA boosted its holdings in shares of AMN Healthcare Services by 670,395.1% during the third quarter. Federated Investors Inc. PA now owns 1,220,301 shares of the company’s stock worth $66,751,000 after acquiring an additional 1,220,119 shares during the period. Norges Bank bought a new stake in shares of AMN Healthcare Services during the fourth quarter worth approximately $26,156,000. Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P. boosted its holdings in shares of AMN Healthcare Services by 87.2% during the fourth quarter. Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P. now owns 516,260 shares of the company’s stock worth $29,252,000 after acquiring an additional 240,485 shares during the period. Millennium Management LLC boosted its holdings in shares of AMN Healthcare Services by 1,850.3% during the fourth quarter. Millennium Management LLC now owns 217,846 shares of the company’s stock worth $12,343,000 after acquiring an additional 206,676 shares during the period. Finally, Morgan Stanley raised its position in shares of AMN Healthcare Services by 121.9% in the third quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 258,888 shares of the company’s stock valued at $14,161,000 after buying an additional 142,225 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 97.49% of the company’s stock.

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.

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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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