Press coverage about AMN Healthcare Services (NYSE:AMN) has been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. AMN Healthcare Services earned a news impact score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the company an impact score of 46.8183875887592 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
These are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern’s scoring:
AMN stock opened at $58.00 on Friday. AMN Healthcare Services has a twelve month low of $34.71 and a twelve month high of $60.80. The company has a current ratio of 1.79, a quick ratio of 1.79 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.57. The stock has a market capitalization of $2,849.97, a P/E ratio of 21.56 and a beta of 0.47.
AMN Healthcare Services (NYSE:AMN) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, February 15th. The company reported $0.63 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.63. The company had revenue of $509.10 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $501.64 million. AMN Healthcare Services had a return on equity of 24.26% and a net margin of 6.67%. AMN Healthcare Services’s quarterly revenue was up 4.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.62 EPS. sell-side analysts anticipate that AMN Healthcare Services will post 3.25 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
AMN has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. KeyCorp reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $56.00 price objective on shares of AMN Healthcare Services in a research report on Thursday, December 7th. SunTrust Banks reissued a “buy” rating and set a $58.00 target price on shares of AMN Healthcare Services in a research note on Friday, December 8th. ValuEngine raised AMN Healthcare Services from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Sunday, December 31st. Zacks Investment Research downgraded AMN Healthcare Services from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, January 2nd. Finally, Benchmark reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $60.00 price objective (up previously from $52.00) on shares of AMN Healthcare Services in a research note on Monday, January 8th. Eleven analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating, The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $58.10.
In other news, CFO Brian M. Scott sold 6,366 shares of AMN Healthcare Services stock in a transaction dated 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 sale, the chief financial officer now owns 62,987 shares in the company, valued at approximately $3,473,733.05. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, CFO Brian M. Scott sold 3,634 shares of AMN Healthcare Services stock in a transaction dated Friday, February 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of $55.03, for a total value of $199,979.02. Following the sale, the chief financial officer now owns 78,062 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $4,295,751.86. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last three months, insiders sold 131,835 shares of company stock valued at $6,701,558. 2.18% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.
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AMN Healthcare Services Company Profile
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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