HealthStream Inc. (HSTM) Trading Up 2.7%
HealthStream Inc. (NASDAQ:HSTM)’s share price was up 2.7% during mid-day trading on Monday . The stock traded as high as $25.28 and last traded at $25.01, with a volume of 60,237 shares. The stock had previously closed at $24.36.
Several brokerages have recently weighed in on HSTM. Barrington Research began coverage on shares of HealthStream in a research note on Wednesday, June 29th. They set an “outperform” rating and a $30.00 target price for the company. FBR & Co reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of HealthStream in a research note on Wednesday, August 10th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of HealthStream from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 27th. Canaccord Genuity reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $32.00 target price on shares of HealthStream in a research note on Tuesday, August 9th. Finally, First Analysis downgraded shares of HealthStream from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating and decreased their target price for the stock from $30.00 to $27.00 in a research note on Wednesday, July 27th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the stock. HealthStream currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $28.14.
The stock has a market capitalization of $796.65 million and a PE ratio of 113.57. The company’s 50 day moving average price is $25.38 and its 200 day moving average price is $23.15.
HealthStream (NASDAQ:HSTM) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Monday, July 25th. The company reported $0.04 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.09 by $0.05. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.05 EPS. The business had revenue of $54.80 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $56.80 million. HealthStream’s quarterly revenue was up 5.2% compared to the same quarter last year. Analysts forecast that HealthStream Inc. will post $0.29 EPS for the current year.
In other news, Director Tate Deborah Taylor sold 1,500 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, August 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $24.28, for a total value of $36,420.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 12,188 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $295,924.64. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website.
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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