Media stories about AMN Healthcare Services (NYSE:AMN) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. AMN Healthcare Services earned a media sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the company an impact score of 46.5772361153687 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.
Here are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s analysis:
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- Does AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. (AMN) Have More Gas After Touching 52-Week High? – NMSU Hеrаld (nmsuherald.com)
- $519.70 Million in Sales Expected for AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. (AMN) This Quarter (americanbankingnews.com)
- Brokerages Expect AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. (AMN) to Post $0.79 EPS (americanbankingnews.com)
A number of brokerages recently issued reports on AMN. KeyCorp reissued a “buy” rating and set a $56.00 price target on shares of AMN Healthcare Services in a research report on Thursday, December 7th. ValuEngine raised shares of AMN Healthcare Services from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, February 2nd. Jefferies Group began coverage on shares of AMN Healthcare Services in a research report on Thursday, February 1st. They set a “buy” rating and a $66.00 price target for the company. Lake Street Capital reissued a “buy” rating and set a $61.00 price target (up from $50.00) on shares of AMN Healthcare Services in a research report on Friday, February 16th. Finally, BMO Capital Markets lifted their target price on shares of AMN Healthcare Services to $59.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a report on Friday, February 16th. Eleven research analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating, AMN Healthcare Services presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $57.60.
AMN Healthcare Services (NYSE:AMN) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, February 15th. The company reported $0.63 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting the consensus estimate of $0.63. The business had revenue of $509.10 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $501.64 million. AMN Healthcare Services had a net margin of 6.67% and a return on equity of 24.26%. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 4.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.62 earnings per share. sell-side analysts predict that AMN Healthcare Services will post 3.25 EPS for the current fiscal year.
In other news, insider Ralph Henderson sold 8,219 shares of AMN Healthcare Services stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, January 25th. The shares were sold at an average price of $52.00, for a total value of $427,388.00. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 30,052 shares in the company, valued at $1,562,704. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, insider Susan R. Salka sold 95,219 shares of AMN Healthcare Services stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, January 12th. The stock was sold at an average price of $49.35, for a total transaction of $4,699,057.65. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 222,168 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $10,963,990.80. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 131,835 shares of company stock valued at $6,701,558 over the last ninety days. Corporate insiders own 2.18% of the company’s stock.
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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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