Amsurg (AMSG) Shares are Down -3.74%

Amsurg (AMSG) has risen sharply, recording gains of 1.28% in the past 4 weeks. However, the stock has corrected -3.74% in the past 1 week, providing a good buying opportunity on dips. On a relative basis, the stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by 3.38% in the past 4 weeks, but has underperformed the S&P 500 in the past 1 week.

The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 0.36% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 7.22%.The 200 Day SMA reached 11.21% AmSurg Corp. has dropped 16.89% during the last 3-month period . Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at -13.87%.


Amsurg (AMSG) : The most positive equity analysts on Amsurg (AMSG) expects the shares to touch $100, whereas, the least positive believes that the stock will trade at $87 in the short term. The company is covered by 9 Wall Street Brokerage Firms. The average price target for shares are $94.33 with an expected fluctuation of $4.69 from the mean.

For the current week, the company shares have a recommendation consensus of Buy. Amsurg (NASDAQ:AMSG): The stock opened at $64.7 and touched an intraday high of $65.8299 on Friday. During the day, the stock corrected to an intraday low of $64.7, however, the bulls stepped in and pushed the price higher to close in the green at $65.46 with a gain of 0.54% for the day. The total traded volume for the day was 975,650. The stock had closed at $65.46 in the previous trading session.

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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