Analyst Rating Update on Amsurg (AMSG)

Amsurg (NASDAQ:AMSG) has an average broker rating of 1.18, which is interpreted as a Strong Buy, as rated by 11 equity analysts. Nonetheless, 10 analysts are positive on the stocks future and they recommend a Strong Buy on the stock. Nevertheless, the majority of 1 analysts consider that the stock is a Hold with neither a large upside nor a downside. Ranking by Zacks Investment Research for Coach Inc is 3, which is also a Hold.

Amsurg (NASDAQ:AMSG) : The highest level Amsurg (NASDAQ:AMSG) is projected to reach is $104 for the short term and the lowest estimate is at $86. The consolidated price target from 10 rating analysts who initiate coverage on the stock is $95.6 and the possibility the share price can swing is $4.95.

For the current week, the company shares have a recommendation consensus of Buy.

Amsurg (NASDAQ:AMSG): stock turned positive on Tuesday. Though the stock opened at $76.44, the bulls momentum made the stock top out at $78.69 level for the day. The stock recorded a low of $76.44 and closed the trading day at $77.26, in the green by 1.39%. The total traded volume for the day was 754,206. The stock had closed at $76.2 in the previous days trading.

In an insider trading activity, The director officer (President and CEO), of Amsurg Corp, Holden Christopher A had unloaded 3,000 shares at $77 per share in a transaction on September 2, 2015. The total value of transaction was $231,000. The Insider information was revealed by the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing.

AmSurg Corp. is the owner and operator of ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) in the United States. The Company is also a provider of outsourced physician services in the areas of anesthesiology, childrens services, emergency medicine and radiology. The Company operates in two segments: ambulatory surgery services and outsourced physician services. The ambulatory services segment, which acquires, develops and operates ambulatory surgery centers in partnership with physicians. The physician services segment, which provides outsourced physician services in multiple specialties to hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers and other healthcare facilities, primarily in the areas of anesthesiology, childrens services, emergency medicine and radiology. It operated approximately 246 ASCs in over 34 states and the District of Columbia in partnership with approximately 2,000 physicians, and provided physician services to over 320 healthcare facilities in 24 states.

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