NASDAQ:HMSY - HMS Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$23.55 +0.41 (+1.77 %)
(As of 06/19/2018 04:22 AM ET)
Previous Close$23.55
Today's Range$22.97 - $23.62
52-Week Range$11.01 - $23.62
Volume304,323 shs
Average Volume486,916 shs
Market Capitalization$1.93 billion
P/E Ratio54.77
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.9
HMS logoHMS Holdings Corp., through its subsidiaries, provides cost containment solutions in the United States healthcare marketplace. It provides coordination of benefits services to government and commercial healthcare payers and sponsors to coordinate benefits for claims; and payment integrity services that ensure healthcare claims billed are accurate and appropriate, as well as offers care management and consumer engagement solutions. The company's services also enable customers to recover improper payments; prevent future improper payments; reduce fraud, waste, and abuse; improve outcomes and increase retention; and ensure regulatory compliance. It serves state Medicaid programs, commercial health plans, federal government health agencies, government and private employers, children's health insurance programs, and other healthcare payers and sponsors. The company was founded in 1974 and is headquartered in Irving, Texas.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.39
Current Ratio4.14
Quick Ratio4.14

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio54.77
Forward P/E Ratio36.23
P/E Growth3.25

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$521.21 million
Price / Sales3.76
Cash Flow$1.0773 per share
Price / Cash21.86
Book Value$7.21 per share
Price / Book3.27

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.43
Net Income$40.05 million
Net Margins8.20%
Return on Equity8.01%
Return on Assets4.95%

Miscellaneous

Employees2,500
Outstanding Shares83,220,000

HMS (NASDAQ:HMSY) Frequently Asked Questions

What is HMS's stock symbol?

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

How will HMS's stock buyback program work?

HMS announced that its board has initiated a share buyback plan on Saturday, November 4th 2017, which allows the company to buyback $50,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are typically an indication that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

How were HMS's earnings last quarter?

HMS Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:HMSY) released its quarterly earnings data on Friday, May, 4th. The business services provider reported $0.22 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.15 by $0.07. The business services provider had revenue of $141.40 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $130.10 million. HMS had a net margin of 8.20% and a return on equity of 8.01%. The business's revenue was up 23.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.14 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, August, 3rd 2018. View Earnings Estimates for HMS.

What price target have analysts set for HMSY?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price targets for HMS's stock. Their forecasts range from $17.00 to $25.00. On average, they anticipate HMS's stock price to reach $20.1875 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for HMS.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about HMS stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about HMS stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "HMS Holdings Corp. is a leading provider of cost containment solutions in the U.S. healthcare marketplace. Using innovative technology as well as extensive data services and powerful analytics, the Company delivers coordination of benefits, payment integrity, and health management and member engagement solutions to help customers recover improper payments; prevent future improper payments; reduce fraud, waste and abuse; effectively engage their members and better manage the care they receive; and ensure regulatory compliance. The Company serves commercial health plans, state government agencies, federal programs, at-risk providers, pharmacy benefit managers and employers. " (6/12/2018)
  • 2. Cantor Fitzgerald analysts commented, "Solid 4Q17 results. On February 23, HMSY reported solid 4Q17 results. Revenue of $148.5 million came in ahead of FactSet consensus of $136.8 million and our estimate of $139.6 million. Revenue growth was broad-based, with double digit growth in both COB and PI. Following a timing related decline in 3Q17, COB revenue of $105.7 million grew 17.4% q/q. About $6-$8 million of COB revenue is attributable to 3Q17. PI revenue of $26.8 million grew 12.2% q/ q and benefited from the implementation of enhanced analytics. PI performance seems to be improving. Eliza revenue of $12.9 million grew 30% q/q as Eliza’s revenue tends to be back-end loaded, with 3Q and 4Q being the strongest. As year end approaches, clients seek to maximize Medicare Star ratings and HEDIS measures. Management expects Eliza to contribute meaningfully to revenue growth in 2018. Adjusted EPS of $0.49 included a $0.25 non-cash tax benefit." (2/23/2018)

Who are some of HMS's key competitors?

Who are HMS's key executives?

HMS's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. William C. Lucia, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 60)
  • Mr. Jeffrey S. Sherman, Exec. VP, CFO & Treasurer (Age 52)
  • Ms. Semone Wagner Neuman, Exec. VP of Operations & Information Technology (Age 54)
  • Ms. Meredith W. Bjorck, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 42)
  • Mr. Douglas M. Williams Jr., Pres of Markets & Product (Age 59)

Has HMS been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about HMSY stock has been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. HMS earned a media sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the business services provider an impact score of 45.17 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future.

Who are HMS's major shareholders?

HMS's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (13.01%), VAN BERKOM & ASSOCIATES INC. (5.67%), Van Berkom & Associates Inc. (5.65%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.99%), Stephens Investment Management Group LLC (1.92%) and Millennium Management LLC (1.55%). Company insiders that own HMS stock include Bart M Schwartz, Cynthia Nustad, Douglas M Williams, Robert Becker, Semone Neuman and William C Lucia. 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 Stephens Investment Management Group LLC, Victory Capital Management Inc., Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, JPMorgan Chase & Co., HCSF Management LLC, Comerica Bank, Prudential Financial Inc. and Engineers Gate Manager LP. Company insiders that have sold HMS company stock in the last year include Cynthia Nustad, Douglas M Williams, Semone Neuman and William C Lucia. 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 Millennium Management LLC, Van Berkom & Associates Inc., Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Eagle Boston Investment Management Inc., Carillon Tower Advisers Inc., Tygh Capital Management Inc., Wells Fargo & Company MN and Citadel Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have bought HMS stock in the last two years include Bart M Schwartz and Robert Becker. 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is HMS's stock price today?

One share of HMSY stock can currently be purchased for approximately $23.55.

How big of a company is HMS?

HMS has a market capitalization of $1.93 billion and generates $521.21 million in revenue each year. The business services provider earns $40.05 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.43 on an earnings per share basis. HMS employs 2,500 workers across the globe.

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 (HMSY)

Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  277 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  247 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  524
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 6/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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