Copper Rock Capital Partners LLC increased its position in shares of AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. (NYSE:AMN) by 3.6% in the 4th quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 757,574 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 26,252 shares during the period. AMN Healthcare Services makes up approximately 2.3% of Copper Rock Capital Partners LLC’s portfolio, making the stock its 10th largest position. Copper Rock Capital Partners LLC’s holdings in AMN Healthcare Services were worth $37,614,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of AMN. Bank of Montreal Can acquired a new position in AMN Healthcare Services during the second quarter worth about $105,000. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. grew its position in AMN Healthcare Services by 9.8% during the second quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 221,479 shares of the company’s stock worth $8,649,000 after buying an additional 19,841 shares during the period. SG Americas Securities LLC grew its position in AMN Healthcare Services by 117.2% during the second quarter. SG Americas Securities LLC now owns 6,277 shares of the company’s stock worth $245,000 after buying an additional 3,387 shares during the period. Legal & General Group Plc grew its position in AMN Healthcare Services by 9.5% during the second quarter. Legal & General Group Plc now owns 90,982 shares of the company’s stock worth $3,552,000 after buying an additional 7,865 shares during the period. Finally, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA grew its position in AMN Healthcare Services by 53.6% during the second quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 18,292 shares of the company’s stock worth $714,000 after buying an additional 6,383 shares during the period.

Several research analysts have weighed in on AMN shares. Robert W. Baird upped their target price on shares of AMN Healthcare Services from $41.00 to $43.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research report on Friday, November 3rd. Credit Suisse Group started coverage on shares of AMN Healthcare Services in a research report on Tuesday, November 7th. They set an “outperform” rating and a $48.00 target price on the stock. BMO Capital Markets restated a “buy” rating and set a $48.00 target price (up from $47.00) on shares of AMN Healthcare Services in a research report on Sunday, November 12th. KeyCorp restated a “buy” rating and set a $56.00 target price on shares of AMN Healthcare Services in a research report on Thursday, December 7th. Finally, SunTrust Banks restated a “buy” rating and set a $58.00 target price on shares of AMN Healthcare Services in a research report on Friday, December 8th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and nine have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $51.00.

In other news, Director Andrew M. Stern sold 10,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, November 9th. The shares were sold at an average price of $42.89, for a total value of $428,900.00. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 6,668 shares in the company, valued at $285,990.52. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, insider Susan R. Salka sold 74,456 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, November 6th. The shares were sold at an average price of $41.86, for a total transaction of $3,116,728.16. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 256,561 shares in the company, valued at $10,739,643.46. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 136,021 shares of company stock worth $6,108,554 over the last quarter. Company insiders own 2.49% of the company’s stock.

AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. (NYSE AMN) traded down $0.20 during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting $49.30. 348,137 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 409,560. The firm has a market capitalization of $2,360.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 20.71 and a beta of 0.47. AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. has a twelve month low of $33.61 and a twelve month high of $51.75. The company has a quick ratio of 1.81, a current ratio of 1.81 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.60.

AMN Healthcare Services (NYSE:AMN) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 2nd. The company reported $0.63 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.60 by $0.03. The business had revenue of $494.41 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $493.89 million. AMN Healthcare Services had a net margin of 5.99% and a return on equity of 25.55%. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 4.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.62 earnings per share. sell-side analysts expect that AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. will post 2.56 EPS for the current year.

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AMN Healthcare Services Company Profile

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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