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NASDAQ:HMSYHMS Stock Price, Forecast & News

$31.00
+0.12 (+0.39 %)
(As of 08/12/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$30.84
Now: $31.00
$31.31
50-Day Range
$30.78
MA: $32.15
$33.19
52-Week Range
$18.19
Now: $31.00
$40.67
Volume650,200 shs
Average Volume662,839 shs
Market Capitalization$2.74 billion
P/E Ratio47.69
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.97
HMS Holdings Corp., through its subsidiaries, provides cost containment solutions in the United States healthcare marketplace. The company offers coordination of benefits services to government and commercial healthcare payers to ensure that the correct party pays the claim; and population management solutions that provide risk-bearing organizations with intelligence across their member populations to identify risks, and enhance patient engagement and outcomes, as well as payment integrity, care management and consumer engagement, and analytical solutions. It serves state Medicaid programs, commercial health plans, federal government health agencies, government and private employers, children's health insurance program, and other healthcare payers, as well as a subcontractor. The company was founded in 1974 and is headquartered in Irving, Texas.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.4Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.28 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Business services, not elsewhere classified
Sub-IndustryHealth Care Technology
SectorMedical
Current SymbolNASDAQ:HMSY
CUSIP40425J10
Phone214-453-3000

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$626.40 million
Cash Flow$1.65 per share
Book Value$9.70 per share

Profitability

Net Income$87.22 million

Miscellaneous

Employees3,100
Market Cap$2.74 billion
Next Earnings Date11/6/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$31.00
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HMS (NASDAQ:HMSY) Frequently Asked Questions

How has HMS's stock been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

HMS's stock was trading at $21.41 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, HMSY shares have increased by 44.8% and is now trading at $31.00.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of HMS?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for HMS in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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When is HMS's next earnings date?

HMS is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, November 6th 2020.
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How were HMS's earnings last quarter?

HMS Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:HMSY) issued its earnings results on Friday, August, 7th. The business services provider reported $0.15 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.17 by $0.02. The business services provider earned $142.70 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $153.54 million. HMS had a net margin of 9.25% and a return on equity of 9.00%. The company's revenue for the quarter was down 15.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.41 EPS.
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What guidance has HMS issued on next quarter's earnings?

HMS issued an update on its FY 2020 Pre-Market earnings guidance on Friday, August, 7th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $680-690 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $694.11 million.

What price target have analysts set for HMSY?

8 analysts have issued 1-year target prices for HMS's stock. Their forecasts range from $27.00 to $43.00. On average, they anticipate HMS's stock price to reach $34.88 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 12.5% from the stock's current price.
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Has HMS been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about HMSY stock have trended extremely negative recently, according to InfoTrie. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. HMS earned a daily sentiment score of -4.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the business services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days.
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Who are some of HMS's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of HMS own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other HMS investors own include Chesapeake Energy (CHKAQ), Chesapeake Energy (CHKAQ), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Visa (V), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Walt Disney (DIS), Netflix (NFLX), General Electric (GE), Micron Technology (MU) and AT&T (T).

Who are HMS's key executives?

HMS's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. William C. Lucia, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 61)
  • Mr. Jeffrey S. Sherman, Exec. VP, CFO & Treasurer (Age 53)
  • Mr. Douglas M. Williams Jr., Exec. VP & COO (Age 60)
  • Mr. Emmet O'Gara, Group Pres of Total Population Management (Age 50)
  • Mr. Greg D. Aunan, Chief Accounting Officer & Sr. VP (Age 50)

What is HMS's stock symbol?

HMS trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "HMSY."

Who are HMS's major shareholders?

HMS's stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Principal Financial Group Inc. (1.53%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.15%), Palisade Capital Management LLC NJ (1.08%), Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (1.02%), TimesSquare Capital Management LLC (0.82%) and Pembroke Management LTD (0.79%). Company insiders that own HMS stock include Bart M Schwartz, Cora M Tellez, Cynthia Nustad, Douglas M Williams, Ellen A Rudnick, Greg D Aunan, Jeffrey Scott Sherman, Meredith W Bjorck, Richard H Stowe, Robert Becker, Semone Neuman, Teresa South, William C Lucia and William F Miller III.
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Which institutional investors are selling HMS stock?

HMSY stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Goldman Sachs Group Inc., GW&K Investment Management LLC, Fort Washington Investment Advisors Inc. OH, UBS Group AG, Principal Financial Group Inc., Granite Investment Partners LLC, Pembroke Management LTD, and Hancock Whitney Corp. Company insiders that have sold HMS company stock in the last year include Greg D Aunan, Jeffrey Scott Sherman, Richard H Stowe, Teresa South, William C Lucia, and William F Miller III.
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Which institutional investors are buying HMS stock?

HMSY stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Boston Trust Walden Corp, TimesSquare Capital Management LLC, Tributary Capital Management LLC, Prudential Financial Inc., State of Wisconsin Investment Board, First Trust Advisors LP, Swiss National Bank, and First National Bank of Omaha.
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How do I buy shares of HMS?

Shares of HMSY can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is HMS's stock price today?

One share of HMSY stock can currently be purchased for approximately $31.00.

How big of a company is HMS?

HMS has a market capitalization of $2.74 billion and generates $626.40 million in revenue each year. The business services provider earns $87.22 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.15 on an earnings per share basis. HMS employs 3,100 workers across the globe.

What is HMS's official website?

The official website for HMS is www.hms.com.

How can I contact HMS?

HMS's mailing address is 5615 High Point Drive, Irving TX, 75038. The business services provider can be reached via phone at 214-453-3000 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 8/13/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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