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HMS Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.23 (-0.85 %)
(As of 10/21/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $26.90
50-Day Range
MA: $26.39
52-Week Range
Now: $26.90
Volume233,962 shs
Average Volume648,821 shs
Market Capitalization$2.38 billion
P/E Ratio41.38
Dividend YieldN/A
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: 3.4Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.48 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Business services, not elsewhere classified
Sub-IndustryHealth Care Technology
Current SymbolNASDAQ:HMSY



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$626.40 million
Cash Flow$1.56 per share
Book Value$9.70 per share


Net Income$87.22 million


Market Cap$2.38 billion
Next Earnings Date11/6/2020 (Confirmed)
-0.23 (-0.85 %)
(As of 10/21/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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HMS (NASDAQ:HMSY) Frequently Asked Questions

How has HMS's stock price been impacted by COVID-19?

HMS's stock was trading at $21.41 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, HMSY stock has increased by 25.6% and is now trading at $26.90.
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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 can I listen to HMS's earnings call?

HMS will be holding an earnings conference call on Friday, November 6th 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) issued its quarterly earnings results on Friday, August, 7th. The business services provider reported $0.15 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates 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 was down 15.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.41 earnings per share.
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What guidance has HMS issued on next quarter's earnings?

HMS updated 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 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for HMS's stock. Their forecasts range from $27.00 to $38.00. On average, they anticipate HMS's share price to reach $33.71 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 25.3% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting HMS?

HMS saw a increase in short interest in the month of September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,820,000 shares, an increase of 29.1% from the August 31st total of 1,410,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 548,200 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.3 days. Currently, 2.1% of the company's stock are sold short.
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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 Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Visa (V), The Walt Disney (DIS), Netflix (NFLX), Cisco Systems (CSCO), General Electric (GE), Micron Technology (MU), NVIDIA (NVDA), AT&T (T) and Alibaba Group (BABA).

Who are HMS's key executives?

HMS's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. William C. Lucia, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 62, Pay $1.48M)
  • Mr. Jeffrey S. Sherman, Exec. VP, CFO & Treasurer (Age 54)
  • Mr. Douglas M. Williams Jr., Exec. VP & COO (Age 61)
  • Mr. Emmet O'Gara, Group Pres of Total Population Management (Age 51, Pay $717.95k)
  • Mr. Greg D. Aunan, Chief Accounting Officer & Sr. VP (Age 51)
  • Mr. Jacob Sims, Sr. VP & CTO (Age 39)
  • Mr. Robert P. Borchert, Sr. VP of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Meredith W. Bjorck, Exec. VP, Chief Legal Officer & Corp. Sec. (Age 44)
  • Mr. David A. Alexander, Sr. VP, Chief HR Officer & Chief Compliance Officer (Age 40)
  • Ms. Maria Perrin, Exec. VP & Chief Growth Officer (Age 56)

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 number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Boston Trust Walden Corp (0.88%), Tributary Capital Management LLC (0.49%), Ziegler Capital Management LLC (0.32%), Scout Investments Inc. (0.21%), DNB Asset Management AS (0.20%) and State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.09%). 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 Ziegler Capital Management LLC, Scout Investments Inc., Diversified Trust Co, DNB Asset Management AS, and State of Alaska Department of Revenue.
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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, Tributary Capital Management LLC, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Louisiana State Employees Retirement System, Campbell & CO Investment Adviser LLC, 6 Meridian, Clean Yield Group, and Cambiar Investors LLC.
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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 $26.90.

How big of a company is HMS?

HMS has a market capitalization of $2.38 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 10/22/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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