Bank of Montreal Can increased its stake in Envision Healthcare Corporation (NYSE:EVHC) by 6.6% during the second quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 44,579 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 2,761 shares during the period. Bank of Montreal Can’s holdings in Envision Healthcare Corporation were worth $2,792,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

A number of other large investors also recently modified their holdings of EVHC. Arizona State Retirement System raised its stake in shares of Envision Healthcare Corporation by 0.3% in the first quarter. Arizona State Retirement System now owns 29,100 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,784,000 after buying an additional 100 shares during the last quarter. Nordea Investment Management AB raised its stake in shares of Envision Healthcare Corporation by 3.7% in the first quarter. Nordea Investment Management AB now owns 3,341 shares of the company’s stock valued at $205,000 after buying an additional 120 shares during the last quarter. Mason Street Advisors LLC boosted its stake in shares of Envision Healthcare Corporation by 1.1% in the first quarter. Mason Street Advisors LLC now owns 16,232 shares of the company’s stock valued at $995,000 after buying an additional 183 shares during the period. ProShare Advisors LLC boosted its stake in shares of Envision Healthcare Corporation by 1.7% in the first quarter. ProShare Advisors LLC now owns 11,780 shares of the company’s stock valued at $722,000 after buying an additional 192 shares during the period. Finally, State Treasurer State of Michigan boosted its stake in shares of Envision Healthcare Corporation by 0.5% in the first quarter. State Treasurer State of Michigan now owns 38,600 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,367,000 after buying an additional 200 shares during the period. 64.75% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

Envision Healthcare Corporation (EVHC) traded down 0.95% on Wednesday, reaching $55.02. 551,167 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. The company’s market capitalization is $6.39 billion. Envision Healthcare Corporation has a 1-year low of $53.12 and a 1-year high of $74.75. The company has a 50 day moving average price of $59.98 and a 200-day moving average price of $61.58.

Envision Healthcare Corporation (NYSE:EVHC) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Monday, August 7th. The company reported $0.79 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.75 by $0.04. Envision Healthcare Corporation had a positive return on equity of 5.66% and a negative net margin of 7.35%. The firm had revenue of $1.95 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.96 billion. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.34 EPS. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 156.7% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that Envision Healthcare Corporation will post $1.40 earnings per share for the current year.

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Several equities research analysts have issued reports on the stock. Mizuho lowered their target price on shares of Envision Healthcare Corporation from $70.00 to $60.00 and set a “neutral” rating on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, May 30th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Envision Healthcare Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, May 2nd. Jefferies Group LLC set a $75.00 target price on shares of Envision Healthcare Corporation and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, April 21st. Cantor Fitzgerald reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $80.00 target price on shares of Envision Healthcare Corporation in a research note on Tuesday, July 4th. Finally, BidaskClub cut shares of Envision Healthcare Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 1st. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating, ten have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. Envision Healthcare Corporation presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $71.89.

In other Envision Healthcare Corporation news, insider Robert Jon Coward sold 1,500 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, July 3rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $62.69, for a total value of $94,035.00. Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 97,863 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $6,135,031.47. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. 3.10% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

About Envision Healthcare Corporation

Envision Healthcare Holdings, Inc, formerly CDRT Holding Corporation, is a holding company. The Company, through its subsidiary, provides physician-led medical services in the United States. It operates in two segments: EmCare Holdings, Inc (EmCare) and American Medical Response, Inc (AMR). Its EmCare segment is a provider of integrated facility-based and post-acute care physician services to healthcare facilities in the United States.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Envision Healthcare Corporation (NYSE:EVHC)

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