Zacks Rating on HMS Holdings Corp (HMSY)

HMS Holdings Corp (HMSY) : Zacks Investment Research ranks HMS Holdings Corp (HMSY) as 2, which is a Buy recommendation. 6 research analysts consider that the stocks fundamentals point to a bright future, hence they rate the stock as a Strong Buy. A total of 2 analysts believe that the stock has a limited upside, hence they advise a Hold. The average broker rating of 8 research analysts is 1.5, which indicates as a Strong Buy.

HMS Holdings Corp (HMSY) : The most positive equity analysts on HMS Holdings Corp (HMSY) expects the shares to touch $25, whereas, the least positive believes that the stock will trade at $18 in the short term. The company is covered by 5 Wall Street Brokerage Firms. The average price target for shares are $22.6 with an expected fluctuation of $2.7 from the mean.


HMS Holdings Corp. has dropped 5.75% in the last five trading days, however, the shares have posted positive gains of 16.92% in the last 4 weeks. HMS Holdings Corp. is up 37.84% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 79.17%. HMS Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:HMSY): stock turned positive on Tuesday. Though the stock opened at $22.14, the bulls momentum made the stock top out at $22.4 level for the day. The stock recorded a low of $22.0648 and closed the trading day at $22.11, in the green by 0.55%. The total traded volume for the day was 596,390. The stock had closed at $21.99 in the previous days trading.

HMS Holdings Corp. is a holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, operates in the United States healthcare insurance benefit cost containment marketplace. The Company provides coordination of benefits services to government, and private healthcare payers and sponsors. The Companys customers are government health agencies, including Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) and state Medicaid agencies; commercial health plans, including Medicaid managed care, Medicare Advantage and group and individual health lines of business; government and private employers; child support agencies, and other healthcare payers and sponsors. As of December 31, 2014, the Company also provided services to approximately 220 commercial customers and supported their multiple lines of business, including Medicaid managed care, Medicare Advantage and group and individual health.

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