Aperio Group LLC increased its stake in AMN Healthcare Services Inc (NYSE:AMN) by 20.5% during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 37,390 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 6,350 shares during the period. Aperio Group LLC’s holdings in AMN Healthcare Services were worth $1,460,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Other large investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. FNY Partners Fund LP bought a new stake in AMN Healthcare Services during the first quarter valued at approximately $101,000. Meadow Creek Investment Management LLC bought a new stake in AMN Healthcare Services during the first quarter valued at approximately $104,000. Bank of Montreal Can bought a new stake in AMN Healthcare Services during the second quarter valued at approximately $105,000. SG Americas Securities LLC bought a new stake in AMN Healthcare Services during the first quarter valued at approximately $117,000. Finally, Creative Planning bought a new stake in AMN Healthcare Services during the second quarter valued at approximately $155,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 99.95% of the company’s stock.

Shares of AMN Healthcare Services Inc (NYSE AMN) traded down 1.22% on Friday, hitting $36.50. The stock had a trading volume of 537,174 shares. The stock has a market cap of $1.75 billion, a P/E ratio of 15.40 and a beta of 0.56. AMN Healthcare Services Inc has a 12 month low of $26.00 and a 12 month high of $43.85. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $37.44 and a 200 day moving average of $38.56.

AMN Healthcare Services (NYSE:AMN) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 3rd. The company reported $0.67 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.60 by $0.07. AMN Healthcare Services had a return on equity of 26.83% and a net margin of 6.01%. The firm had revenue of $489.80 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $489.79 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.61 earnings per share. AMN Healthcare Services’s quarterly revenue was up 3.4% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities analysts forecast that AMN Healthcare Services Inc will post $3.12 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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AMN has been the topic of several recent research reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded AMN Healthcare Services from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $44.00 price objective on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, July 4th. ValuEngine upgraded AMN Healthcare Services from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Saturday. Finally, Wells Fargo & Company initiated coverage on AMN Healthcare Services in a research report on Tuesday, June 27th. They issued an “outperform” rating and a $45.00 price objective on the stock. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. AMN Healthcare Services presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $45.50.

In related news, Director Mark G. Foletta sold 1,500 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, June 13th. The stock was sold at an average price of $36.71, for a total transaction of $55,065.00. Following the transaction, the director now owns 6,025 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $221,177.75. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. Corporate insiders own 2.49% of the company’s stock.

About AMN Healthcare Services

AMN Healthcare Services, Inc provides healthcare workforce solutions and staffing services at acute and sub-acute care hospitals and other healthcare facilities throughout the United States. The Company’s segments include nurse and allied solutions, locum tenens solutions and other workforce solutions.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for AMN Healthcare Services (NYSE:AMN)

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