AMN Healthcare Services Earnings Preview: Can This Streak Continue?

AMN Healthcare Services (NYSE:AHS) will report earnings after markets close on Thursday, May 2nd. 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.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Amn Healthcare Services Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.13 per share on revenues of $247.86 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 37.50.

Analyst Trends:

Analysts have a more positive outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings has risen from a profit of $0.14 to a profit $0.15. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $0.57, which is better than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

Here’s how Amn Healthcare Services has been performing on an annual basis:

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 1,217 759.79 669.91 887.47 953.95
Diluted EPS ($) 1.02 -3.75 -1.49 -0.57 0.37

Next, our CHEAT SHEET investing framework asks us to drill down to the recent quarterly data:

Quarter Dec. 31, 2011 Mar. 31, 2012 Jun. 30, 2012 Sep. 30, 2012 Dec. 31, 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 222.05 226.41 235.79 243.91 247.84
Diluted EPS ($) -0.0602 0.09 0.00 0.12 0.1497

Past Performance:
Amn Healthcare Services has beat analyst estimates 4 times in the past four quarters. Shareholders could expect a boost if the company beats estimates.

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