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HMS Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.16 (-0.50 %)
(As of 11/27/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $32.11
50-Day Range
MA: $28.82
52-Week Range
Now: $32.11
Volume129,463 shs
Average Volume631,182 shs
Market Capitalization$2.84 billion
P/E Ratio49.40
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: 1.4Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.32 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$1.94 per share
Book Value$9.70 per share


Net Income$87.22 million


Market Cap$2.84 billion
Next Earnings Date2/19/2021 (Estimated)
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(As of 11/27/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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HMS (NASDAQ:HMSY) Frequently Asked Questions

How has HMS's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus?

HMS's stock was trading at $21.41 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, HMSY stock has increased by 50.0% and is now trading at $32.11.
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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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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than HMS?

Wall Street analysts have given HMS a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's winning trading ideas this year 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, February 19th 2021.
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How were HMS's earnings last quarter?

HMS Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:HMSY) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November, 11th. The business services provider reported $0.30 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.30. The business services provider earned $165.20 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $171.79 million. HMS had a return on equity of 9.00% and a net margin of 9.25%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 12.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.30 EPS.
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What guidance has HMS issued on next quarter's earnings?

HMS issued an update on its FY 2020 Pre-Market earnings guidance on Friday, November, 6th. 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 $682.13 million.

What price target have analysts set for HMSY?

8 brokers have issued 1 year price objectives for HMS's shares. Their forecasts range from $27.00 to $38.00. On average, they anticipate HMS's share price to reach $33.88 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 5.5% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting HMS?

HMS saw a drop in short interest during the month of October. As of October 30th, there was short interest totaling 1,370,000 shares, a drop of 17.5% from the October 15th total of 1,660,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 584,800 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.3 days. Currently, 1.6% 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 many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (15.56%), State Street Corp (3.13%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (2.80%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (1.55%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (1.28%) and Palisade Capital Management LLC NJ (1.12%). 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 Pembroke Management LTD, GW&K Investment Management LLC, BlackRock Inc., Tygh Capital Management Inc., State Street Corp, UBS Asset Management Americas Inc., Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, and AQR Capital Management LLC.
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Which institutional investors are buying HMS stock?

HMSY stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including JPMorgan Chase & Co., Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, Boston Trust Walden Corp, Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC, Tributary Capital Management LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Caas Capital Management LP, and Assenagon Asset Management S.A..
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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 $32.11.

How big of a company is HMS?

HMS has a market capitalization of $2.84 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 11/29/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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