Amsurg (NASDAQ:AMSG) has shown a drop of 12.2% or 446,335 shares in the short positions. The bets have increased to 3,211,986 shares on June 15,2016 from 3,658,321 shares on May 31,2016. With respect to the floated shares, the shorts are 6%. The days to cover are calculated to be 4, using the standard per day volume of 748,264 shares. The information was released by Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc (FINRA) on June 24th after market close.
Amsurg (NASDAQ:AMSG): The stock opened at $78.63 on Friday but the bulls could not build on the opening and the stock topped out at $81.20 for the day. The stock traded down to $78.37 during the day, due to lack of any buying support eventually closed down at $79.15 with a loss of -3.09% for the day. The stock had closed at $81.67 on the previous day. The total traded volume was 5,858,152 shares.
The company shares have rallied 13.56% from its 1 Year high price. On Sep 25, 2015, the shares registered one year high at $87.42 and the one year low was seen on Aug 24, 2015. The 50-Day Moving Average price is $76.72 and the 200 Day Moving Average price is recorded at $74.51.
Amsurg (NASDAQ:AMSG) has climbed 0.5% in the past week and advanced 5.79% in the last 4 weeks. In the past week, the company has outperformed the S&P 500 by 2.16% and the outperformance has advanced to 8.99% for the last 4 weeks period.
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.