News articles about AMN Healthcare Services (NYSE:AMN) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. AMN Healthcare Services earned a news impact score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the company an impact score of 45.3303089466786 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

These are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s analysis:

Shares of AMN Healthcare Services (NYSE:AMN) opened at $50.60 on Tuesday. AMN Healthcare Services has a one year low of $33.30 and a one year high of $51.75. The stock has a market capitalization of $2,369.51, a P/E ratio of 19.45 and a beta of 0.47. The company has a current ratio of 1.81, a quick ratio of 1.81 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.60.

AMN Healthcare Services (NYSE:AMN) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 2nd. The company reported $0.63 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.60 by $0.03. AMN Healthcare Services had a return on equity of 25.55% and a net margin of 5.99%. The firm had revenue of $494.41 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $493.89 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.62 earnings per share. AMN Healthcare Services’s revenue for the quarter was up 4.6% compared to the same quarter last year. equities research analysts expect that AMN Healthcare Services will post 2.56 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Several research firms recently commented on AMN. ValuEngine upgraded AMN Healthcare Services from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Saturday, August 12th. Zacks Investment Research cut AMN Healthcare Services from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 4th. Benchmark reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $52.00 price target (up previously from $47.00) on shares of AMN Healthcare Services in a research note on Wednesday, October 25th. KeyCorp began coverage on AMN Healthcare Services in a research note on Friday, November 17th. They issued an “overweight” rating and a $50.00 price target on the stock. Finally, BMO Capital Markets reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $43.00 price target on shares of AMN Healthcare Services in a research note on Friday, September 1st. One research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and eight have issued a buy rating to the stock. AMN Healthcare Services presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $48.38.

In other AMN Healthcare Services news, Director Mark G. Foletta sold 2,500 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, November 27th. The stock was sold at an average price of $47.03, for a total transaction of $117,575.00. Following the sale, the director now owns 3,525 shares in the company, valued at $165,780.75. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. Also, insider Ralph Henderson sold 6,906 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, October 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $46.00, for a total value of $317,676.00. Following the sale, the insider now owns 31,772 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,461,512. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold 139,134 shares of company stock worth $6,235,707 in the last 90 days. 2.49% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

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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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