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Shares of AMN Healthcare Services Has Risen Above Previous 52-Week High

By Amy Schwartz

AMN Healthcare Services (NYSE:AHS) traded at a new 52-week high today of $42.05. Approximately 66,000 shares have changed hands today, as compared to an average 30-day volume of 710,000 shares.

In the past 52 weeks, AMN Healthcare Services share prices have been bracketed by a low of $21.24 and a high of $42.05 and are now at $42.00, 98% above that low price. Over the last five market days, the 200-day moving average (MA) has gone up 0.3% while the 50-day MA has advanced 1.7%.

AMN Healthcare Services (NYSE:AHS) defies analysts with a current price ($42.00) 1.4% above its average consensus price target of $41.40. The stock should discover initial support at its 50-day moving average (MA) of $33.36 and subsequent support at its 200-day MA of $31.02.

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.

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 48.9%. We continue to monitor AHS for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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Ticker(s): AHS