$0.19 EPS Expected for HMS Holdings Corp (HMSY)

October 30, 2017 - By Marie Mckinney

 $0.19 EPS Expected for HMS Holdings Corp (HMSY)
Investors sentiment increased to 0.99 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.11, from 0.88 in 2017Q1. It is positive, as 26 investors sold HMS Holdings Corp shares while 60 reduced holdings. 24 funds opened positions while 61 raised stakes. 77.25 million shares or 0.56% less from 77.68 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported.
Blair William Communications Il invested in 0.02% or 142,191 shares. Sg Americas Securities accumulated 13,555 shares or 0% of the stock. Prelude Cap Mgmt Limited Liability Co, New York-based fund reported 500 shares. Geode Capital Mgmt reported 925,271 shares. Ameritas Inv Ptnrs holds 7,279 shares. Moreover, Northern has 0.01% invested in HMS Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:HMSY). Strs Ohio holds 0% in HMS Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:HMSY) or 17,800 shares. Janney Montgomery Scott Llc stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in HMS Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:HMSY). Ls Invest Advisors has 0.01% invested in HMS Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:HMSY) for 5,512 shares. California-based Kestrel Invest has invested 3.11% in HMS Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:HMSY). Secor Cap Advsr Limited Partnership owns 125,614 shares. Old Bancorp In, a Indiana-based fund reported 20,925 shares. 204 were reported by Glenmede Trust Na. Citigroup Inc invested in 189,040 shares. Credit Suisse Ag invested 0% of its portfolio in HMS Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:HMSY).

Since June 9, 2017, it had 1 buying transaction, and 1 insider sale for $247,454 activity. Schwartz Bart M bought $28,920 worth of HMS Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:HMSY) on Monday, June 12.

Investors wait HMS Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:HMSY) to report on November, 8. its quarterly earnings Wall Street analysts expect $0.19 EPS, down $0.03 or 13.64 % from last year’s $0.22 same quarter earnings. This translates into $15.96 million profit for HMSY giving the stock a 25.38 P/E. This is assuming the current $0.19 EPS is accurate. HMS Holdings Corp’s Wall Street analysts see 46.15 % EPS growth, taking into account the $0.13 EPS reproted in the previous quarter, The stock increased 1.47% or $0.28 on October 27, reaching $19.29. About 335,020 shares traded. HMS Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:HMSY) has risen 13.44% since October 30, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 3.26% the S&P500.

HMS Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:HMSY) Ratings Coverage

Among 10 analysts covering HMS Holdings (NASDAQ:HMSY), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 60% are positive. HMS Holdings had 19 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Monday, October 2 by Robert W. Baird. The firm has “Strong Buy” rating given on Thursday, August 10 by Raymond James. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Friday, June 16 with “Hold”. The stock of HMS Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:HMSY) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, August 18 by Jefferies. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Buy” on Thursday, August 31. On Tuesday, July 21 the stock rating was downgraded by Bank of America to “Neutral”. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Friday, April 29 by Oppenheimer. The stock of HMS Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:HMSY) has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Monday, February 27 by First Analysis. The company was maintained on Tuesday, July 18 by Jefferies. On Monday, September 21 the stock rating was upgraded by Zacks to “Hold”.

HMS Holdings Corp. is a holding company. The company has market cap of $1.62 billion. The Company, through its subsidiaries, operates in the United States healthcare insurance benefit cost containment marketplace. It has a 51.54 P/E ratio. It provides coordination of benefits services to government, and private healthcare payers and sponsors.

More notable recent HMS Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:HMSY) news were published by: Investorplace.com which released: “Earnings Visibility Hurts HMS Holdings (HMSY) Rating” on October 19, 2017, also Globenewswire.com with their article: “HMS Holdings Announces Agreement to Acquire Eliza Corporation: Transaction …” published on March 13, 2017, Globenewswire.com published: “Lawsuit for Investors in HMS Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:HMSY) announced by …” on May 16, 2017. More interesting news about HMS Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:HMSY) were released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “HMS Holdings Corp. Reports First Quarter 2017 Results” published on May 10, 2017 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “HMS Holdings Corp Breaks Below 200-Day Moving Average - Notable for HMSY” with publication date: October 16, 2017.

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