Update: A Look At Technical Indicators – HMS Holdings Corp. (HMSY)

STOWE RICHARD H, Director, subtracted 2,766 shares of HMS Holdings Corp. (HMSY) from its portfolio at the rate of $37.43 per share valuing $103,531 on Sep 11. The insider left behind 78,997 shares of the company to its portfolio. Currently, the 1st Resistance Point for this stock is $29.82, with a 2nd Resistance Point sitting at $30.60. Meanwhile, this company’s stock has a 1st Support Level at $28.39 and a 2nd Support Level at $27.75. Before making a move on any particular stock, readers often pay close attention to support and resistance markers. The last reported price for shares of HMS Holdings Corp. (HMSY) was $29.03. HMS Holdings Corp. (HMSY) stock has lost -$2.51, or -4.58%, in the past five days. In the last full month, these shares have gained $2.50, or 9.44%. In the past three months, this stock’s price has fallen by -$7.17, or -19.79%. This year-to-date, HMS Holdings Corp. (HMSY) shares have gained $0.91, or 3.22%.

Analyzing price projection indicators is a helpful way to determine whether a potential stock buy is a wise choice for profits in the short term, medium term, and long term. For HMS Holdings Corp. (HMSY) stock, 50% of short-term indicators suggest that these shares are a “ Hold .” Meanwhile, 100% of medium-term indicators point to this stock being a “ Sell .” Looking further ahead, 50% of long-term indicators suggest that this stock is a “ Sell .”

With 88,098 K shares outstanding, this company currently has a market capitalization of $2,649,107K. HMS Holdings Corp. (HMSY) generates $598,290 K in annual sales, amounting to annual net income of $54,990 K. This stock has generated a 1-Year Total Return of -17.51%, a 3-Year Total Return of 61.06%, and a 5-year Total Return of 47.26%. This stock’s 5-Year Dividend Growth is 0.00%. Its Annual Dividend Yield is 0.00%, and its Annual Dividend Rate is 0.00.

In the most recently-reported fiscal quarter, which ended in 09/19, HMS Holdings Corp. (HMSY) reported earnings of $0.27 per share. Wall Street analysts, on average, were expecting the company to report earnings of $0.24 per share, representing a 0.03 difference and 12.50% surprise. In the previous quarter ending in 06/19, the reported earnings of $0.30 represented a 0.07 difference from the consensus estimate calling for $0.23 per share, which was a 30.43% surprise.

For the current fiscal quarter, which is set to end in 12/2019, the average earnings estimate is $0.28 per share. This estimate came from a total of 6 Wall Street Analysts. Of those market experts, the high estimate was $0.33 and the low estimate was $0.24. In the year-ago quarter, HMS Holdings Corp. (HMSY) generated per-share earnings of $0.28.

Turning our focus now to insider trading activity, there have been 4 purchases (4,652 shares in total) and 1 sale (2,766 shares in total) in the last 3 months. In the last 6 months, there have been 46 insider buys amounting to 690,213 shares and 45 insider sales amounting to 733,054 shares. In the past full year, 136 insider purchases were made (involving 2,137,979 shares) and 121 insider sell-offs equivalent to 2,247,556 shares.

Moving onto liquidity, HMS Holdings Corp. (HMSY) has a Current Ratio of 4.40, a Quick Ratio of 4.40 and a Cash Ratio of 1.85. Looking at this company’s capital structure, its Total Debt to Total Equity is 33.64, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 25.17, and its Total Debt to Total Assets is now 21.47. Looking even further ahead into the future, its Long-Term Debt to Equity is 7.36 and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 33.64.