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NASDAQ:HMSYHMS Stock Price, Forecast & News

$32.60
+1.48 (+4.76 %)
(As of 06/5/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$31.24
Now: $32.60
$32.92
50-Day Range
$26.85
MA: $28.57
$32.38
52-Week Range
$18.19
Now: $32.60
$40.67
Volume494,075 shs
Average Volume660,955 shs
Market Capitalization$2.88 billion
P/E Ratio35.82
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.95
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

1.28 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$1.73 per share
Book Value$9.70 per share

Profitability

Net Income$87.22 million

Miscellaneous

Employees3,100
Market Cap$2.88 billion
Next Earnings Date8/7/2020 (Estimated)
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 COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, HMSY stock has increased by 52.3% and is now trading at $32.60. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of HMS?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for HMS in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 7 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 were HMS's earnings last quarter?

HMS Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:HMSY) posted its quarterly earnings data on Friday, May, 8th. The business services provider reported $0.32 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.25 by $0.07. The business services provider had revenue of $171.40 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $162.32 million. HMS had a return on equity of 11.47% and a net margin of 12.35%. The firm's revenue was up 15.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.35 earnings per share. 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?

9 brokerages have issued 12-month price objectives for HMS's stock. Their forecasts range from $27.00 to $50.00. On average, they anticipate HMS's share price to reach $36.54 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 12.1% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for HMS.

Has HMS been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about HMSY stock have trended extremely negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. HMS earned a coverage optimism score of -4.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the business services provider a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future. View the latest news aboutHMS.

Are investors shorting HMS?

HMS saw a increase in short interest in the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 2,050,000 shares, an increase of 9.6% from the April 30th total of 1,870,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 832,500 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.5 days. Currently, 2.4% of the company's 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 many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (15.04%), Wellington Management Group LLP (5.32%), Van Berkom & Associates Inc. (4.36%), State Street Corp (3.18%), Mackenzie Financial Corp (2.79%) and Aristotle Capital Boston LLC (2.22%). 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 selling HMS stock?

HMSY stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wellington Management Group LLP, Invesco Ltd., Nuveen Asset Management LLC, BlackRock Inc., Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., AQR Capital Management LLC, ClariVest Asset Management LLC, and Pembroke Management LTD. Company insiders that have sold HMS company stock in the last year include Douglas M Williams, Greg D Aunan, Jeffrey Scott Sherman, Richard H Stowe, Teresa South, William C Lucia, and William F Miller III. View insider buying and selling activity for HMS.

Which institutional investors are buying HMS stock?

HMSY stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Mackenzie Financial Corp, Van Berkom & Associates Inc., Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Deutsche Bank AG, Ziegler Capital Management LLC, State Street Corp, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., and Waddell & Reed Financial 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 $32.60.

How big of a company is HMS?

HMS has a market capitalization of $2.88 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 6/6/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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