WINTON GROUP Ltd bought a new position in shares of AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. (NYSE:AMN) in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The firm bought 12,737 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $691,000.

Several other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its position in shares of AMN Healthcare Services by 1.4% during the 4th quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 1,557,429 shares of the company’s stock worth $88,244,000 after purchasing an additional 21,012 shares in the last quarter. Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC increased its position in shares of AMN Healthcare Services by 2.4% during the 1st quarter. Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC now owns 1,157,059 shares of the company’s stock worth $54,486,000 after purchasing an additional 27,614 shares in the last quarter. Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P. increased its position in shares of AMN Healthcare Services by 70.2% during the 1st quarter. Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P. now owns 878,835 shares of the company’s stock worth $41,385,000 after purchasing an additional 362,575 shares in the last quarter. Principal Financial Group Inc. increased its position in shares of AMN Healthcare Services by 0.5% during the 1st quarter. Principal Financial Group Inc. now owns 824,876 shares of the company’s stock worth $38,843,000 after purchasing an additional 3,955 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Eagle Asset Management Inc. increased its position in shares of AMN Healthcare Services by 774.2% during the 1st quarter. Eagle Asset Management Inc. now owns 803,756 shares of the company’s stock worth $37,848,000 after purchasing an additional 711,818 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 99.28% of the company’s stock.

In other news, insider Susan R. Salka sold 29,179 shares of AMN Healthcare Services stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, May 14th. The shares were sold at an average price of $51.02, for a total transaction of $1,488,712.58. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 195,686 shares in the company, valued at approximately $9,983,899.72. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. Also, Director Andrew M. Stern sold 4,668 shares of AMN Healthcare Services stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, May 10th. The stock was sold at an average price of $52.09, for a total transaction of $243,156.12. Following the sale, the director now owns 4,168 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $217,111.12. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold a total of 60,511 shares of company stock valued at $3,120,814 in the last 90 days. Corporate insiders own 2.07% of the company’s stock.

AMN traded down $0.02 during midday trading on Tuesday, hitting $54.83. The company had a trading volume of 5,707 shares, compared to its average volume of 193,307. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.88, a current ratio of 1.47 and a quick ratio of 1.47. The company has a market capitalization of $2.56 billion, a P/E ratio of 16.66, a PEG ratio of 1.49 and a beta of 0.87. AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. has a twelve month low of $45.04 and a twelve month high of $65.81. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $53.89.

AMN Healthcare Services (NYSE:AMN) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May 2nd. The company reported $0.75 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.69 by $0.06. The firm had revenue of $532.40 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $525.24 million. AMN Healthcare Services had a net margin of 6.21% and a return on equity of 24.75%. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 1.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.81 EPS. On average, research analysts anticipate that AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. will post 2.99 EPS for the current fiscal year.

A number of equities research analysts recently issued reports on the stock. BMO Capital Markets reiterated a “market perform” rating and set a C$36.00 target price on shares of NFI Group in a research report on Tuesday, June 18th. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Zynerba Pharmaceuticals from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, April 30th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $65.88.

About AMN Healthcare Services

AMN Healthcare Services, Inc provides healthcare workforce solutions and staffing services to healthcare facilities in the United States. The company operates through three segments: Nurse and Allied Solutions, Locum Tenens Solutions, and Other Workforce Solutions. The company offers travel nurse staffing under the American Mobile, Onward Healthcare, Nurses Rx, and O'Grady-Peyton brands; nurse staffing and labor disruption services, a shorter-term staffing solution under the NurseChoice brand; local, or per diem, staffing for daily shift work or on as-needed basis under the Nursefinders brand; and locum tenens staffing for specialties, clinicians, and dentists on an independent contractor basis on temporary assignments under the Staff Care and Locum Leaders brands.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for AMN Healthcare Services (NYSE:AMN)

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