HMS Stock Forecast, Price & News

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(As of 04/1/2021)
Today's Range
Now: $36.98
50-Day Range
MA: $36.84
52-Week Range
Now: $36.98
Average Volume1.44 million shs
Market Capitalization$3.28 billion
P/E Ratio60.61
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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

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



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$626.40 million
Cash Flow$1.68 per share
Book Value$9.70 per share


Net Income$87.22 million


Market Cap$3.28 billion
Next Earnings Date5/14/2021 (Estimated)


HMS (NASDAQ:HMSY) Sees Large Volume Increase
April 1, 2021 |
HMS (NASDAQ:HMSY) Sees Unusually-High Trading Volume
March 26, 2021 |
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Overall MarketRank

1.38 out of 5 stars

Medical Sector

692nd out of 2,010 stocks

Business Services, Not Elsewhere Classified Industry

59th out of 192 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.0Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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HMS (NASDAQ:HMSY) Frequently Asked Questions

Is HMS a buy right now?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for HMS in the last twelve months. There are currently 12 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" HMS stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in HMSY, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than HMS?

Wall Street analysts have given HMS a "Hold" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but HMS wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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When is HMS's next earnings date?

HMS is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, May 14th 2021.
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How were HMS's earnings last quarter?

HMS Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:HMSY) posted its earnings results on Thursday, February, 25th. The business services provider reported $0.51 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.43 by $0.08. The business services provider earned $194 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $201.64 million. HMS had a net margin of 8.51% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 8.86%. The company's revenue was up 18.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.27 earnings per share.
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How has HMS's stock 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 (WHO). Since then, HMSY shares have increased by 72.7% and is now trading at $36.9750.
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What price target have analysts set for HMSY?

13 equities research analysts have issued 1 year target prices for HMS's stock. Their forecasts range from $27.00 to $37.00. On average, they anticipate HMS's stock price to reach $34.25 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 7.4%.
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Who are HMS's key executives?

HMS's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. William C. Lucia, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 63, Pay $1.48M)
  • Mr. Jeffrey S. Sherman M.B.A., Exec. VP, CFO & Treasurer (Age 55)
  • Mr. Douglas M. Williams Jr., Exec. VP & COO (Age 62)
  • Mr. Emmet O'Gara, Group Pres of Population Health Management (Age 52, Pay $717.95k)
  • Mr. Greg D. Aunan, Chief Accounting Officer & Sr. VP (Age 52)
  • Mr. Jacob Sims, Sr. VP & CTO (Age 40)
  • Mr. Robert P. Borchert, Sr. VP of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Meredith W. Bjorck, Exec. VP, Chief Legal Officer & Corp. Sec. (Age 45)
  • Mr. David A. Alexander, Sr. VP, Chief HR Officer & Chief Compliance Officer (Age 41)
  • Ms. Maria Perrin, Exec. VP & Chief Growth Officer (Age 57)

What is Bill Lucia's approval rating as HMS's CEO?

216 employees have rated HMS CEO Bill Lucia on Bill Lucia has an approval rating of 91% among HMS's employees. This puts Bill Lucia in the top 30% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

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).

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 shareholders include Everence Capital Management Inc. (0.02%). Company insiders that own HMS stock include Douglas M Williams, Greg D Aunan, Jeffrey Scott Sherman, Meredith W Bjorck, Richard H Stowe, Teresa South, William C Lucia and William F Miller III.
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Which institutional investors are buying HMS stock?

HMSY stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Everence Capital Management Inc..
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is HMS's stock price today?

One share of HMSY stock can currently be purchased for approximately $36.98.

How much money does HMS make?

HMS has a market capitalization of $3.28 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.

How many employees does HMS have?

HMS employs 3,100 workers across the globe.

What is HMS's official website?

The official website for HMS is

Where are HMS's headquarters?

HMS is headquartered at 5615 High Point Drive, Irving TX, 75038.

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 4/11/2021 by Staff
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