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AMN Healthcare Services: 52-Week High Recently Eclipsed (AHS)

By James Quinn

Shares of AMN Healthcare Services (NYSE:AHS) traded today at $44.32, breaking its 52-week high. Approximately 92,000 shares have changed hands today, as compared to an average 30-day volume of 710,000 shares.

AMN Healthcare Services, Inc., a temporary healthcare staffing company, provides travel nurse staffing services. The Company places nurses and allied health professionals on temporary assignments at hospitals and healthcare facilities throughout the United States.

In the past 52 weeks, AMN Healthcare Services share prices have been bracketed by a low of $21.24 and a high of $44.32 and are now at $44.17, 108% above that low price. In the last five trading sessions, the 50-day moving average (MA) has climbed 1.7% while the 200-day MA has risen 0.3%.

AMN Healthcare Services (NYSE:AHS) defies analysts with a current price ($44.17) 6.3% above its average consensus price target of $41.40. AMN Healthcare Services shares have support at the 50-day moving average (MA) of $33.36 and additional support at the 200-day MA of $31.02.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of AMN Healthcare Services on February 19th, 2016 as our proprietary SmarTrend analytics indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $27.76. Since that recommendation, shares of AMN Healthcare Services have risen 57.3%. We continue to monitor AHS for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

Keywords: 52 week high/lows amn healthcare services

Ticker(s): AHS