HealthStream Inc. (NASDAQ:HSTM) shares were up 3% on Thursday . The stock traded as high as $25.36 and last traded at $24.99, with a volume of 239,781 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at $24.27.

Several research analysts have weighed in on HSTM shares. Needham & Company LLC reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $32.00 target price (up previously from $26.00) on shares of HealthStream in a research note on Friday, June 10th. Canaccord Genuity reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of HealthStream in a research note on Tuesday, April 26th. FBR & Co reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $27.00 target price on shares of HealthStream in a research note on Sunday, July 3rd. First Analysis lowered shares of HealthStream from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating and lowered their target price for the stock from $30.00 to $27.00 in a research note on Wednesday. Finally, Barrington Research initiated coverage on shares of HealthStream in a research report on Wednesday, June 29th. They set an “outperform” rating and a $30.00 price target on the stock. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $28.29.

The firm’s 50 day moving average is $26.03 and its 200 day moving average is $22.70. The stock has a market cap of $789.91 million and a PE ratio of 112.62.

HealthStream (NASDAQ:HSTM) last released its quarterly earnings data on Monday, July 25th. The company reported $0.04 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.09 by $0.05. The business had revenue of $54.80 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $56.80 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.05 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 5.2% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities analysts forecast that HealthStream Inc. will post $0.31 EPS for the current year.

A hedge fund recently raised its stake in HealthStream stock. California State Teachers Retirement System increased its position in HealthStream Inc. (NASDAQ:HSTM) by 1.9% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 46,774 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 865 shares during the period. California State Teachers Retirement System owned 0.15% of HealthStream worth $1,029,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

HealthStream, Inc provides workforce, patient experience and provider solutions for healthcare organizations. Delivered primarily as Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), the Company’s solutions focus on challenges facing the healthcare workforce and healthcare organizations, including the need to manage, retain, engage and develop healthcare workforce talent; meet compliance requirements; manage ongoing medical staff credentialing and privileging processes, and deliver patient experiences of care in healthcare organizations.

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