News coverage about AMN Healthcare Services (NYSE:AMN) has trended somewhat positive on Saturday, Accern reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. AMN Healthcare Services earned a daily sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the company an impact score of 46.8183875887592 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.
AMN Healthcare Services (AMN) opened at $59.75 on Friday. The company has a market cap of $2,833.29, a price-to-earnings ratio of 22.21 and a beta of 0.47. The company has a quick ratio of 1.79, a current ratio of 1.79 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.57. AMN Healthcare Services has a 1-year low of $34.71 and a 1-year high of $60.10.
AMN Healthcare Services (NYSE:AMN) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February 15th. The company reported $0.63 EPS for the quarter, hitting analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.63. The firm had revenue of $509.10 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $501.64 million. AMN Healthcare Services had a net margin of 6.67% and a return on equity of 24.26%. The firm’s revenue was up 4.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.62 earnings per share. equities analysts forecast that AMN Healthcare Services will post 3.25 EPS for the current year.
AMN has been the subject of a number of recent analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of AMN Healthcare Services from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, January 2nd. ValuEngine raised shares of AMN Healthcare Services from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Sunday, December 31st. Benchmark reissued a “buy” rating and set a $60.00 price target (up previously from $52.00) on shares of AMN Healthcare Services in a research report on Monday, January 8th. BMO Capital Markets reissued a “buy” rating and set a $54.00 price target on shares of AMN Healthcare Services in a research report on Monday, January 22nd. Finally, KeyCorp reissued a “buy” rating and set a $56.00 price target on shares of AMN Healthcare Services in a research report on Thursday, December 7th. Eleven equities research analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating, The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $57.60.
In other AMN Healthcare Services news, insider Ralph Henderson sold 8,219 shares of AMN Healthcare Services stock in a transaction on Thursday, January 25th. The shares were sold at an average price of $52.00, for a total value of $427,388.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now owns 30,052 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,562,704. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, CFO Brian M. Scott sold 6,366 shares of AMN Healthcare Services stock in a transaction on Friday, February 2nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $55.15, for a total transaction of $351,084.90. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief financial officer now directly owns 62,987 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $3,473,733.05. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last ninety days, insiders sold 131,835 shares of company stock valued at $6,701,558. 2.18% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.
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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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