Benchmark restated their buy rating on shares of AMN Healthcare Services (NYSE:AMN) in a research report released on Monday, January 8th, Marketbeat reports. Benchmark currently has a $60.00 price target on the stock, up from their previous price target of $52.00.
Several other brokerages have also commented on AMN. 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. Zacks Investment Research downgraded AMN Healthcare Services from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note on Tuesday, January 2nd. ValuEngine raised AMN Healthcare Services from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research note on Sunday, December 31st. KeyCorp reaffirmed a buy rating and set a $56.00 price target on shares of AMN Healthcare Services in a research note on Thursday, December 7th. Finally, BMO Capital Markets reaffirmed a buy rating and set a $48.00 price target (up previously from $47.00) on shares of AMN Healthcare Services in a research note on Sunday, November 12th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and nine have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of Buy and an average target price of $51.00.
AMN Healthcare Services (NYSE AMN) traded down $0.50 during trading hours on Monday, reaching $49.30. 321,114 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 374,400. AMN Healthcare Services has a 1 year low of $33.61 and a 1 year high of $51.75. The company has a current ratio of 1.81, a quick ratio of 1.81 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.60. The stock has a market cap of $2,370.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 20.71 and a beta of 0.47.
In other news, Director Douglas D. Wheat sold 3,793 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, December 5th. The stock was sold at an average price of $50.23, for a total transaction of $190,522.39. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, insider Susan R. Salka sold 74,456 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, November 6th. The stock was sold at an average price of $41.86, for a total value of $3,116,728.16. Following the sale, the insider now owns 256,561 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $10,739,643.46. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last ninety days, insiders have sold 136,021 shares of company stock valued at $6,108,554. Corporate insiders own 2.49% of the company’s stock.
Large investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. Acrospire Investment Management LLC boosted its holdings in AMN Healthcare Services by 13.3% in the 2nd quarter. Acrospire Investment Management LLC now owns 2,562 shares of the company’s stock worth $100,000 after acquiring an additional 300 shares during the period. Bank of Montreal Can purchased a new position in AMN Healthcare Services in the 2nd quarter worth approximately $105,000. Riverhead Capital Management LLC boosted its holdings in AMN Healthcare Services by 85.2% in the 2nd quarter. Riverhead Capital Management LLC now owns 2,963 shares of the company’s stock worth $116,000 after acquiring an additional 1,363 shares during the period. Jaffetilchin Investment Partners LLC purchased a new position in AMN Healthcare Services in the 3rd quarter worth approximately $217,000. Finally, SG Americas Securities LLC boosted its holdings in AMN Healthcare Services by 117.2% in the 2nd quarter. SG Americas Securities LLC now owns 6,277 shares of the company’s stock worth $245,000 after acquiring an additional 3,387 shares during the period.
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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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