Susan R. Salka Sells 95,219 Shares of AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. (AMN) Stock

AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. (NYSE:AMN) insider Susan R. Salka sold 95,219 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Friday, January 12th. The stock was sold at an average price of $49.35, for a total value of $4,699,057.65. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 222,168 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $10,963,990.80. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link.

Shares of AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. (AMN) opened at $49.50 on Thursday. The company has a market capitalization of $2,370.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 20.80 and a beta of 0.47. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.60, a current ratio of 1.81 and a quick ratio of 1.81. AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. has a 1 year low of $33.61 and a 1 year high of $51.75.

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

Large investors have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Acrospire Investment Management LLC grew its position in shares of AMN Healthcare Services by 13.3% in the second quarter. Acrospire Investment Management LLC now owns 2,562 shares of the company’s stock valued at $100,000 after purchasing an additional 300 shares during the period. Riverhead Capital Management LLC grew its position in shares of AMN Healthcare Services by 85.2% in the second quarter. Riverhead Capital Management LLC now owns 2,963 shares of the company’s stock valued at $116,000 after purchasing an additional 1,363 shares during the period. Creative Planning purchased a new stake in shares of AMN Healthcare Services in the fourth quarter valued at $209,000. Jaffetilchin Investment Partners LLC purchased a new stake in shares of AMN Healthcare Services in the third quarter valued at $217,000. Finally, SG Americas Securities LLC grew its position in shares of AMN Healthcare Services by 117.2% in the second quarter. SG Americas Securities LLC now owns 6,277 shares of the company’s stock valued at $245,000 after purchasing an additional 3,387 shares during the period.

Several research firms have weighed in 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. Benchmark reissued a “buy” rating and set a $60.00 price target (up previously from $52.00) on shares of AMN Healthcare Services in a research report on Monday, January 8th. Zacks Investment Research raised AMN Healthcare Services from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $51.00 price target for the company in a research report on Tuesday, October 3rd. Robert W. Baird raised their price target on AMN Healthcare Services from $41.00 to $43.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research report on Friday, November 3rd. Finally, SunTrust Banks reissued a “buy” rating and set a $58.00 price target on shares of AMN Healthcare Services in a research report on Friday, December 8th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and nine have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $51.00.

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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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