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NASDAQ:HMSYHMS Stock Price, Forecast & News

$31.85
-0.70 (-2.15 %)
(As of 07/13/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$31.85
Now: $31.85
$32.98
50-Day Range
$28.04
MA: $31.52
$32.94
52-Week Range
$18.19
Now: $31.85
$40.67
Volume518,495 shs
Average Volume438,398 shs
Market Capitalization$2.82 billion
P/E Ratio35.00
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.96
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

1.29 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$1.62 per share
Book Value$9.70 per share

Profitability

Net Income$87.22 million

Miscellaneous

Employees3,100
Market Cap$2.82 billion
Next Earnings Date8/7/2020 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable

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HMS (NASDAQ:HMSY) Frequently Asked Questions

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

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 48.8% and is now trading at $31.85. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of HMS?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for HMS in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for HMS.

When is HMS's next earnings date?

HMS is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, August 7th 2020. View our earnings forecast for HMS.

How can I listen to HMS's earnings call?

HMS will be holding an earnings conference call on Friday, August 7th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were HMS's earnings last quarter?

HMS Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:HMSY) released its earnings results on Friday, May, 8th. The business services provider reported $0.32 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.25 by $0.07. The business services provider earned $171.40 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $162.32 million. HMS had a return on equity of 11.47% and a net margin of 12.35%. HMS's revenue was up 15.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.35 EPS. View HMS's earnings history.

What guidance has HMS issued on next quarter's earnings?

HMS updated its FY 2020 Pre-Market earnings guidance on Friday, May, 8th. The company provided EPS guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $690-705 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $704.18 million.

What price target have analysts set for HMSY?

7 brokerages have issued twelve-month price targets for HMS's stock. Their forecasts range from $27.00 to $50.00. On average, they anticipate HMS's stock price to reach $37.29 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 17.1% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for HMS.

Has HMS been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about HMSY stock have trended very negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public 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 -3.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the business services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days. View the latest news about HMS.

Are investors shorting HMS?

HMS saw a increase in short interest in June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totaling 2,230,000 shares, an increase of 7.7% from the June 15th total of 2,070,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 675,400 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.3 days. Approximately 2.6% of the shares of the stock 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 Visa (V), Alibaba Group (BABA), Netflix (NFLX), AT&T (T), Walt Disney (DIS), General Electric (GE), Cisco Systems (CSCO), HCA Healthcare (HCA), Intel (INTC) and Mastercard (MA).

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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include DNB Asset Management AS (0.20%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.09%), Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.09%), Everence Capital Management Inc. (0.02%), Diversified Trust Co (0.02%) and Mount Yale Investment Advisors LLC (0.01%). 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 buying HMS stock?

HMSY stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Diversified Trust Co, DNB Asset Management AS, Mount Yale Investment Advisors LLC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, and Everence Capital Management Inc.. View insider buying and selling activity 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 $31.85.

How big of a company is HMS?

HMS has a market capitalization of $2.82 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 7/14/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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