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NASDAQ:HMSY - HMS Stock Price, Forecast & News

$24.23
-3.24 (-11.79 %)
(As of 02/24/2020 02:22 AM ET)
Today's Range
$23.26
Now: $24.23
$25.62
50-Day Range
$24.23
MA: $28.47
$30.61
52-Week Range
$23.26
Now: $24.23
$40.67
Volume2.29 million shs
Average Volume441,312 shs
Market Capitalization$2.13 billion
P/E Ratio24.47
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.13
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$1.59 per share
Book Value$8.50 per share

Profitability

Net Income$54.99 million

Miscellaneous

Employees2,500
Market Cap$2.13 billion
Next Earnings Date5/1/2020 (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) released its earnings results on Friday, February, 21st. The business services provider reported $0.27 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.31 by $0.04. The business services provider earned $163.40 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $170.77 million. HMS had a net margin of 16.69% and a return on equity of 14.28%. HMS's quarterly revenue was up 2.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.31 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, May 1st 2020. View Earnings Estimates for HMS.

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

HMS updated its FY 2020 Pre-Market earnings guidance on Friday, February, 21st. The company provided earnings per share guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $705-715 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $701.56 million.

What price target have analysts set for HMSY?

10 brokers have issued 1-year price targets for HMS's shares. Their forecasts range from $31.86 to $50.00. On average, they anticipate HMS's share price to reach $40.43 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 66.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for HMS.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for HMS?

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

Has HMS been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about HMSY stock have trended very positive on Monday, according to InfoTrie. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. HMS earned a daily sentiment score of 4.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the business services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for HMS.

Are investors shorting HMS?

HMS saw a decline in short interest in January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 2,880,000 shares, a decline of 9.1% from the January 15th total of 3,170,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 656,400 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 4.4 days. Currently, 3.3% of the shares of the stock are short sold. 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 AT&T (T), Netflix (NFLX), AbbVie (ABBV), Walt Disney (DIS), General Electric (GE), HCA Healthcare (HCA), Twitter (TWTR), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Intel (INTC) and Alibaba Group (BABA).

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 number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include State Street Corp (2.89%), American Capital Management Inc. (2.59%), Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (1.81%), Standard Life Aberdeen plc (1.80%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (1.65%) and Geode Capital Management LLC (1.53%). 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 major investors are selling HMS stock?

HMSY stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Redwood Investments LLC, AQR Capital Management LLC, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Axiom International Investors LLC DE, Cipher Capital LP, Mackay Shields LLC and Acadian Asset Management LLC. 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, Teresa South, William C Lucia and William F Miller III. View Insider Buying and Selling for HMS.

Which major investors are buying HMS stock?

HMSY stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Marshall Wace North America L.P., Fort Washington Investment Advisors Inc. OH, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Sectoral Asset Management Inc, DNB Asset Management AS, Bank of Montreal Can, Point72 Asset Management L.P. and UBS Group AG. 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 $24.23.

How big of a company is HMS?

HMS has a market capitalization of $2.13 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 $1.15 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:  377 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  404 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  781
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 2/24/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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