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NASDAQ:HMSY - HMS Stock Price, Forecast & News

$29.50
+0.29 (+0.99 %)
(As of 12/8/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$29.30
Now: $29.50
$29.82
50-Day Range
$26.70
MA: $30.24
$34.39
52-Week Range
$24.43
Now: $29.50
$40.67
Volume474,408 shs
Average Volume676,094 shs
Market Capitalization$2.60 billion
P/E Ratio35.12
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.15
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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$598.29 million
Cash Flow$1.82 per share
Book Value$8.50 per share

Profitability

Net Income$54.99 million

Miscellaneous

Employees2,500
Market Cap$2.60 billion
Next Earnings Date2/28/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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HMS (NASDAQ:HMSY) Frequently Asked Questions

What is HMS's stock symbol?

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

How were HMS's earnings last quarter?

HMS Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:HMSY) announced its quarterly earnings results on Friday, November, 1st. The business services provider reported $0.30 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.28 by $0.02. The business services provider earned $146.82 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $165.79 million. HMS had a return on equity of 14.28% and a net margin of 16.69%. The firm's revenue was down 4.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.28 earnings per share. View HMS's Earnings History.

When is HMS's next earnings date?

HMS is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, February 28th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for HMS.

What price target have analysts set for HMSY?

9 analysts have issued 12-month target prices for HMS's shares. Their forecasts range from $31.86 to $50.00. On average, they anticipate HMS's stock price to reach $42.23 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 43.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for HMS.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for HMS?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for HMS in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 8 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for HMS.

Has HMS been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about HMSY stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. HMS earned a news impact score of 0.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the business services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term. View News Stories for HMS.

Are investors shorting HMS?

HMS saw a increase in short interest in October. As of October 15th, there was short interest totalling 3,570,000 shares, an increase of 21.8% from the September 15th total of 2,930,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 541,900 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 6.6 days. Currently, 4.2% of the shares of the company are sold short. View HMS's Current Options Chain.

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 HCA Healthcare (HCA), Intel (INTC), Netflix (NFLX), Generac (GNRC), Applied Materials (AMAT), Micron Technology (MU), Alibaba Group (BABA), Walt Disney (DIS), General Electric (GE) and AT&T (T).

Who are HMS's key executives?

HMS's management team includes the folowing 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)

Who are HMS's major shareholders?

HMS's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include State Street Corp (2.84%), Stephens Investment Management Group LLC (1.65%), Pembroke Management LTD (0.81%), Voya Investment Management LLC (0.79%), GW&K Investment Management LLC (0.79%) and Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. (0.44%). 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. View Institutional Ownership Trends for HMS.

Which institutional investors are selling HMS stock?

HMSY stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State Street Corp, Pembroke Management LTD, Voya Investment Management LLC, SG Americas Securities LLC, Kornitzer Capital Management Inc. KS, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Alberta Investment Management Corp and Man Group plc. Company insiders that have sold HMS company stock in the last year include Bart M Schwartz, Douglas M Williams, 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. View Insider Buying and Selling for HMS.

Which institutional investors are buying HMS stock?

HMSY stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Stifel Financial Corp, GW&K Investment Management LLC, Tamarack Advisers LP, Hancock Whitney Corp, State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, Tygh Capital Management Inc. and Squarepoint Ops LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for HMS.

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 $29.50.

How big of a company is HMS?

HMS has a market capitalization of $2.60 billion and generates $598.29 million in revenue each year. The business services provider earns $54.99 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.84 on an earnings per share basis. HMS employs 2,500 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About HMS.

What is HMS's official website?

The official website for HMS is http://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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for HMS (NASDAQ HMSY)

Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  367 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  386 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  753
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about HMS and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe HMSY will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe HMSY will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/8/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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