HMS Holdings Corp. (HMSY) Analysts See $0.18 EPS

February 14, 2018 - By Kurt Siggers

 HMS Holdings Corp. (HMSY) Analysts See $0.18 EPS
Investors sentiment increased to 1.26 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.27, from 0.99 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 23 investors sold HMS Holdings Corp. shares while 51 reduced holdings. 29 funds opened positions while 64 raised stakes. 78.86 million shares or 2.08% more from 77.25 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Dimensional Fund Advsr Ltd Partnership holds 3.23M shares. Tci Wealth Advsr Inc stated it has 59 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Northern reported 1.14 million shares. Citigroup Inc, New York-based fund reported 96,477 shares. Nationwide Fund Advsr invested 0.01% in HMS Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:HMSY). Kestrel Investment Mgmt owns 448,900 shares or 3.15% of their US portfolio. The Sweden-based Nordea Inv Mgmt has invested 0.01% in HMS Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:HMSY). Parametric Port Assoc Limited Liability Com stated it has 0% of its portfolio in HMS Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:HMSY). Barclays Public Ltd holds 0% or 26,437 shares. Los Angeles Cap Mgmt And Equity reported 62,516 shares. The New York-based Morgan Stanley has invested 0% in HMS Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:HMSY). Renaissance Technologies Ltd invested 0.01% of its portfolio in HMS Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:HMSY). Kansas-based Kornitzer Cap Mgmt Inc Ks has invested 0.15% in HMS Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:HMSY). Vanguard Gru reported 7.73M shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Dupont Capital Corp has 28,890 shares.

Since August 24, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 3 insider sales for $1.37 million activity. $404,004 worth of HMS Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:HMSY) shares were sold by Nustad Cynthia. LUCIA WILLIAM C sold $597,880 worth of HMS Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:HMSY) on Wednesday, September 27.

Analysts expect HMS Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:HMSY) to report $0.18 EPS on February, 23.They anticipate $0.00 EPS change or 0.00 % from last quarter’s $0.18 EPS. HMSY’s profit would be $15.13 million giving it 20.92 P/E if the $0.18 EPS is correct. After having $0.13 EPS previously, HMS Holdings Corp.’s analysts see 38.46 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.73% or $0.11 during the last trading session, reaching $15.06. About 356,499 shares traded. HMS Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:HMSY) has risen 13.44% since February 14, 2017 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), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. HMS Holdings had 25 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by Robert W. Baird given on Thursday, August 31. On Tuesday, August 4 the stock rating was downgraded by Oppenheimer to “Perform”. The stock of HMS Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:HMSY) has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, July 18 by Jefferies. The rating was downgraded by Bank of America on Tuesday, July 21 to “Neutral”. Credit Suisse initiated the shares of HMSY in report on Wednesday, June 1 with “Outperform” rating. As per Monday, October 2, the company rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird. The company was upgraded on Friday, April 29 by Oppenheimer. As per Friday, November 17, the company rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating by First Analysis given on Monday, February 27. As per Friday, August 4, the company rating was maintained by Oppenheimer.

HMS Holdings Corp., through its subsidiaries, operates in the healthcare insurance benefit cost containment market in the United States. The company has market cap of $1.27 billion. It provides coordination of benefits services to government and commercial healthcare payers and sponsors to coordinate benefits for claims; and payment integrity services that ensure healthcare claims billed are accurate and appropriate, as well as care management and member analytics technologies. It has a 55.37 P/E ratio. The company's services also enable clients to recover improper payments; prevent future improper payments; reduce fraud, waste, and abuse; and ensure regulatory compliance.

More notable recent HMS Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:HMSY) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “HMS Holdings Announces Agreement to Acquire Eliza Corporation: Transaction …” on March 13, 2017, also Globenewswire.com with their article: “Lawsuit for Investors in HMS Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:HMSY) announced by …” published on May 16, 2017, Seekingalpha.com published: “HMS Holdings (HMSY) Q1 2017 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” on May 10, 2017. More interesting news about HMS Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:HMSY) were released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “HMS Holdings Announces Closing of Eliza Corporation Acquisition: All Cash …” published on April 18, 2017 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “HMS Holdings (HMSY) Q3 2017 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” with publication date: November 03, 2017.

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