Epoch Investment Partners Inc. grew its stake in AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. (NYSE:AMN) by 5.3% during the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 340,163 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 17,044 shares during the period. Epoch Investment Partners Inc.’s holdings in AMN Healthcare Services were worth $18,607,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of AMN. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC grew its stake in AMN Healthcare Services by 109.6% in the 2nd quarter. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC now owns 3,260 shares of the company’s stock worth $191,000 after acquiring an additional 1,705 shares in the last quarter. Palouse Capital Management Inc. bought a new position in AMN Healthcare Services in the 3rd quarter worth about $200,000. D.A. Davidson & CO. bought a new position in AMN Healthcare Services in the 2nd quarter worth about $202,000. Truvestments Capital LLC bought a new position in AMN Healthcare Services in the 2nd quarter worth about $218,000. Finally, Itau Unibanco Holding S.A. bought a new position in AMN Healthcare Services in the 2nd quarter worth about $253,000.

In other news, insider Denise L. Jackson sold 2,800 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, November 28th. The shares were sold at an average price of $64.48, for a total value of $180,544.00. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 20,152 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,299,400.96. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Also, CFO Brian M. Scott sold 12,500 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, November 29th. The stock was sold at an average price of $64.25, for a total transaction of $803,125.00. Following the completion of the sale, the chief financial officer now directly owns 36,365 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,336,451.25. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold a total of 32,253 shares of company stock valued at $1,981,394 in the last ninety days. Corporate insiders own 2.18% of the company’s stock.

A number of brokerages have commented on AMN. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of AMN Healthcare Services from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $69.00 target price on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, November 20th. BMO Capital Markets dropped their target price on shares of AMN Healthcare Services from $61.00 to $60.00 and set an “outperform” rating on the stock in a research note on Thursday, November 1st. ValuEngine upgraded shares of AMN Healthcare Services from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 17th. Berenberg Bank began coverage on shares of AMN Healthcare Services in a research note on Thursday, October 4th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $70.00 target price on the stock. Finally, Stephens began coverage on shares of AMN Healthcare Services in a research note on Tuesday, October 2nd. They issued an “equal weight” rating on the stock. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and nine have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $66.78.

Shares of AMN opened at $59.74 on Friday. AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. has a fifty-two week low of $46.75 and a fifty-two week high of $68.20. The company has a market capitalization of $2.83 billion, a PE ratio of 19.39, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.42 and a beta of 0.56. 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 for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.76 by $0.08. AMN Healthcare Services had a net margin of 6.96% and a return on equity of 25.32%. The firm had revenue of $526.84 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $526.90 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.63 EPS. The company’s revenue was up 6.6% compared to the same quarter last year. As a group, equities analysts expect that AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. will post 3.27 EPS for the current year.

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AMN Healthcare Services Profile

AMN Healthcare Services, Inc provides healthcare workforce solutions and staffing services to healthcare facilities across the nation. Its workforce solutions include managed services programs and recruitment process outsourcing. The company operates through the following segments: Nurse and Allied Healthcare Staffing, Locum Tenens Staffing and Physician Permanent Placement Services.

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