Shares of AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. (NYSE:AMN) have earned a consensus rating of “Buy” from the twelve research firms that are presently covering the stock, MarketBeat reports. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating on the company. The average 1 year target price among analysts that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $65.11.

A number of research firms have recently commented on AMN. Robert W. Baird restated a “hold” rating and issued a $58.00 price objective on shares of AMN Healthcare Services in a research report on Friday, August 3rd. Lake Street Capital cut their price objective on AMN Healthcare Services from $70.00 to $67.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research report on Friday, August 3rd. Zacks Investment Research cut AMN Healthcare Services from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday. Jefferies Financial Group restated a “buy” rating and issued a $68.00 price objective on shares of AMN Healthcare Services in a research report on Friday, August 3rd. Finally, ValuEngine cut AMN Healthcare Services from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, August 3rd.

In other news, insider Susan R. Salka sold 11,953 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, November 5th. The stock was sold at an average price of $56.49, for a total value of $675,224.97. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 153,789 shares in the company, valued at $8,687,540.61. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. 2.18% of the stock is owned by insiders.

Institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. BlackRock Inc. increased its position in shares of AMN Healthcare Services by 1.3% during the third quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 6,782,835 shares of the company’s stock worth $371,022,000 after purchasing an additional 88,469 shares in the last quarter. Waddell & Reed Financial Inc. increased its position in shares of AMN Healthcare Services by 14.5% during the second quarter. Waddell & Reed Financial Inc. now owns 1,776,631 shares of the company’s stock worth $104,111,000 after purchasing an additional 224,540 shares in the last quarter. Hermes Investment Management Ltd. increased its position in shares of AMN Healthcare Services by 12.8% during the second quarter. Hermes Investment Management Ltd. now owns 1,192,647 shares of the company’s stock worth $69,889,000 after purchasing an additional 135,690 shares in the last quarter. Voya Investment Management LLC increased its position in shares of AMN Healthcare Services by 55.5% during the second quarter. Voya Investment Management LLC now owns 1,062,917 shares of the company’s stock worth $62,287,000 after purchasing an additional 379,588 shares in the last quarter. Finally, FMR LLC increased its position in shares of AMN Healthcare Services by 0.5% during the third quarter. FMR LLC now owns 1,031,817 shares of the company’s stock worth $56,440,000 after purchasing an additional 5,117 shares in the last quarter.

Shares of NYSE:AMN opened at $61.66 on Friday. AMN Healthcare Services has a 12-month low of $43.10 and a 12-month high of $68.20. The company has a market capitalization of $2.89 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 24.09, a P/E/G ratio of 1.45 and a beta of 0.54. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.77, a current ratio of 1.58 and a quick ratio of 1.58.

AMN Healthcare Services (NYSE:AMN) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October 31st. The company reported $0.84 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.76 by $0.08. The company had revenue of $526.84 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $526.90 million. AMN Healthcare Services had a return on equity of 25.32% and a net margin of 6.96%. AMN Healthcare Services’s revenue for the quarter was up 6.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.63 earnings per share. On average, sell-side analysts anticipate that AMN Healthcare Services will post 3.27 EPS for the current year.

AMN Healthcare Services Company Profile

AMN Healthcare Services, Inc provides healthcare workforce solutions and staffing services in the United States. The company operates through three segments: Nurse and Allied Solutions, Locum Tenens Solutions, and Other Workforce Solutions. The company offers travel nurse staffing under the American Mobile, Onward Healthcare, Nurses Rx, and O'Grady-Peyton brands; rapid response nurse staffing and labor disruption services, a shorter-term staffing solution under the NurseChoice brand; local, or per diem, staffing for daily shift work or on as-needed basis under the Nursefinders brand; and locum tenens staffing for specialties, clinicians, and dentists on an independent contractor basis on temporary assignments from a few days up to one year under the Staff Care and Locum Leaders brands.

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