AMN Healthcare Services Inc. (AHS) was among the biggest gainers on the Russell 2000 for Thursday January 14 as the stock popped 10.08% to $27.41, representing a gain of $2.51 per share. Some 999,128 shares traded hands on 7,828 trades, compared with an average daily volume of 959,974 shares out of a total float of 47.69 million. The stock opened at $25.64 and traded with an intraday range of $27.70 to $25.59.
After today's gains, AMN Healthcare Services Inc. reached a market cap of $1.31 billion. AMN Healthcare Services Inc. has had a trading range between $37.47 and $17.92 over the last year, and it had a 50-day SMA of $29.58 and a 200-day SMA of $29.49.
The stock has a P/E Ratio of 18.1.
AMN Healthcare Services Inc provides travel nurse and allied staffing services, locum tenens and physician permanent placement services. It recruits physicians, nurses and allied healthcare professionals.
AMN Healthcare Services Inc. is based out of San Diego, CA and has some 1,800 employees. Its CEO is Susan R. Salka.
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