Hms Hldgs Cp (NASDAQ:HMSY).
Dimensional Fund Advisors Lp says it increased its position in Hms Hldgs Cp stock by 91,753 shares in a 13F filing with the SEC. Its investment was valued at $64,167,000 an increase of 10.5% according to the filing.
Several firms have updated their holdings. As of quarter end Wellington Management Group Llp had bought a total of 172,587 shares growing its position 41,788.6%. The value in dollars went from $8,000 to $3,436,000 increasing 42,850.0% since the last quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors Lp expanded its position by buying 91,753 shares an increase of 2.9%. Dimensional Fund Advisors Lp controls 3,230,969 shares valued at $64,167,000. The value of the position overall is up by 10.5%.
Dimensional Fund Advisors Lp added to its holdings by buying 91,753 shares an increase of 2.9% from 06/30/2017 to 09/30/2017. Dimensional Fund Advisors Lp now holds 3,230,969 shares worth $64,167,000. The total value of its holdings increased 10.5%. As of the end of the quarter Ubs Asset Management Americas Inc had acquired 740 shares growing its holdings by 1,423.1%. The value of the investment in (HMSY) increased from $962,000 to $15,729,000 a change of $14,767,000 quarter to quarter.
Eagle Asset Management Inc grew its ownership by buying 72,082 shares an increase of 2.4% in the quarter. Eagle Asset Management Inc currently owns 3,134,645 shares with a value of $63,319,000. The total value of its holdings increased 11.8%.
Equity analyst Canaccord Genuity lowered the price target on November 6 cutting the projection from $22.00 to $17.00 with a rating of “Buy”. On November 5, 2017 Jefferies Group LLC reiterated a “Neutral” rating on the company.
On October 30 Canaccord Genuity left the stock rating at “Buy” targeting a price of $22.00. September 26 investment analysts at Cantor Fitzgerald made no change to the company rating of “Buy” projecting a price of $23.00.
August 31 investment analysts at Robert W. Baird kept the stock rating at “Buy” with a current price target of $22.00. On August 22 Jefferies Group LLC made no change to the stock rating of “Hold” projecting a price of $21.50.
The company is so far trading down by 0.25% percent from yesterday’s close. The P/E ratio is currently 54.32 and the market cap of the company is 1.32B. As of the latest earnings report the EPS was $0.29 with 84.08M shares now outstanding.
Traders are a little more bearish on Hms Hldgs Cp recently considering the motion in short interest. The firm saw a rise in short interest of 12.85% as of October 13, 2017 from the last reporting period. Short shares increased from 1,683,395 to 1,899,753 over that timeframe. The days to cover increased to 5.0 and the percentage of shorted shares is 0.02% as of October 13.