AMN Healthcare Services (NYSE: AMN) is one of 15 public companies in the “Hospitals, Clinics & Primary Care Services” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare AMN Healthcare Services to related businesses based on the strength of its profitability, dividends, risk, earnings, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and valuation.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
69.6% of shares of all “Hospitals, Clinics & Primary Care Services” companies are owned by institutional investors. 2.5% of AMN Healthcare Services shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 10.4% of shares of all “Hospitals, Clinics & Primary Care Services” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
This table compares AMN Healthcare Services and its competitors revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|AMN Healthcare Services||$1.90 billion||$105.83 million||20.98|
|AMN Healthcare Services Competitors||$1.06 billion||-$22.56 million||756.14|
AMN Healthcare Services has higher revenue and earnings than its competitors. AMN Healthcare Services is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.
This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for AMN Healthcare Services and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|AMN Healthcare Services||0||0||8||0||3.00|
|AMN Healthcare Services Competitors||58||326||512||9||2.52|
AMN Healthcare Services currently has a consensus price target of $50.00, indicating a potential downside of 0.30%. As a group, “Hospitals, Clinics & Primary Care Services” companies have a potential upside of 21.70%. Given AMN Healthcare Services’ competitors higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe AMN Healthcare Services has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.
This table compares AMN Healthcare Services and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|AMN Healthcare Services||5.99%||25.55%||10.52%|
|AMN Healthcare Services Competitors||3.52%||3.52%||4.31%|
Risk & Volatility
AMN Healthcare Services has a beta of 0.47, indicating that its stock price is 53% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, AMN Healthcare Services’ competitors have a beta of 1.47, indicating that their average stock price is 47% more volatile than the S&P 500.
AMN Healthcare Services beats its competitors on 7 of the 13 factors compared.
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. Through its suite of solutions, the Company provides technology, analytics and services to build and manage all or a portion of its clients’ healthcare workforce needs, from nurses, doctors and allied health professionals to healthcare leaders and executives. It offers managed services programs, vendor management systems, predictive analytics, workforce optimization consulting, recruitment process outsourcing, interim and executive leadership, and remote medical coding. It offers various services, including travel nurse staffing; local, or per diem, staffing; locum tenens staffing; allied staffing; physician permanent placement services, and health information management.
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