AMN Healthcare Services Inc. (NYSE:AHS) traded up 2.8% during mid-day trading on Tuesday . The company traded as high as $38.68 and last traded at $37.99, with a volume of 738,475 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $36.94.

A number of equities research analysts recently issued reports on the company. Lake Street Capital boosted their price objective on AMN Healthcare Services from $46.00 to $50.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, August 5th. BMO Capital Markets restated a “buy” rating on shares of AMN Healthcare Services in a research note on Monday, June 6th. Avondale Partners boosted their price objective on AMN Healthcare Services from $42.00 to $43.00 and gave the company a “market outperform” rating in a research note on Tuesday, May 17th. SunTrust Banks Inc. boosted their price objective on AMN Healthcare Services from $40.00 to $46.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, May 12th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded AMN Healthcare Services from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $43.00 price objective on the stock in a research note on Monday, May 9th. Six analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $43.40.

The company has a market cap of $1.72 billion and a P/E ratio of 16.62. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $41.46 and a 200-day moving average of $35.26.

AMN Healthcare Services (NYSE:AHS) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 4th. The company reported $0.61 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.53 by $0.08. The business had revenue of $473.70 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $455.14 million. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.38 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 35.3% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities analysts anticipate that AMN Healthcare Services Inc. will post $2.26 EPS for the current year.

In related news, insider Ralph Henderson sold 20,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, June 6th. The stock was sold at an average price of $39.33, for a total transaction of $786,600.00. Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 31,772 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,249,592.76. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. Also, CEO Susan R. Salka sold 30,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, June 7th. The shares were sold at an average price of $40.00, for a total value of $1,200,000.00. Following the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 348,688 shares in the company, valued at $13,947,520. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.

A number of hedge funds and institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the company. US Bancorp DE boosted its position in shares of AMN Healthcare Services by 28.9% in the fourth quarter. US Bancorp DE now owns 34,698 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,078,000 after buying an additional 7,772 shares during the last quarter. Rhumbline Advisers boosted its position in shares of AMN Healthcare Services by 9.5% in the fourth quarter. Rhumbline Advisers now owns 56,879 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,766,000 after buying an additional 4,925 shares during the last quarter. Redwood Investments LLC boosted its position in shares of AMN Healthcare Services by 92.1% in the fourth quarter. Redwood Investments LLC now owns 92,044 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,858,000 after buying an additional 44,132 shares during the last quarter. New York State Common Retirement Fund boosted its position in shares of AMN Healthcare Services by 3.3% in the fourth quarter. New York State Common Retirement Fund now owns 122,939 shares of the company’s stock valued at $3,817,000 after buying an additional 3,902 shares during the last quarter. Finally, State of Tennessee Treasury Department purchased a new position in shares of AMN Healthcare Services during the fourth quarter valued at about $3,950,000.

AMN Healthcare Services, Inc (AMN Healthcare) offers healthcare workforce solutions and staffing services to healthcare facilities. The Company operates through three segments: Nurse and Allied Healthcare Staffing Segment, Locum Tenens Staffing Segment and Physician Permanent Placement Services Segment.

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