HealthStream Inc. (HSTM) Trading 3% Higher
HealthStream Inc. (NASDAQ:HSTM) traded up 3% during trading on Thursday . The company traded as high as $25.36 and last traded at $24.99, with a volume of 239,781 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $24.27.
A number of equities research analysts have recently commented on the stock. Barrington Research assumed coverage on shares of HealthStream in a research note on Wednesday, June 29th. They issued an “outperform” rating and a $30.00 price objective on the stock. FBR & Co reissued a “buy” rating and set a $27.00 target price on shares of HealthStream in a research note on Sunday, July 3rd. Needham & Company LLC reissued a “buy” rating and set a $32.00 target price (up from $26.00) on shares of HealthStream in a research note on Friday, June 10th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of HealthStream from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday. Finally, Canaccord Genuity reissued a “buy” rating on shares of HealthStream in a research note on Tuesday, April 26th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company. HealthStream presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $28.29.
The firm has a 50-day moving average of $25.97 and a 200-day moving average of $22.73. The firm has a market cap of $768.96 million and a PE ratio of 109.64.
HealthStream (NASDAQ:HSTM) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, July 25th. The company reported $0.04 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.09 by $0.05. The firm earned $54.80 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $56.80 million. The firm’s revenue was up 5.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.05 earnings per share. Analysts forecast that HealthStream Inc. will post $0.31 EPS for the current year.
An institutional investor recently raised its position in HealthStream stock. California State Teachers Retirement System raised its stake in shares of HealthStream Inc. (NASDAQ:HSTM) by 1.9% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 46,774 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 865 shares during the period. California State Teachers Retirement System owned approximately 0.15% of HealthStream worth $1,029,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.
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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