Analyst Price Target Update on Amsurg (NASDAQ:AMSG)

Amsurg (NASDAQ:AMSG): 11 analysts have set the short term price target of Amsurg (NASDAQ:AMSG) at $92.55. The standard deviation of short term price target has been estimated at $4.72, implying that the actual price may fluctuate by this value. The higher and the lower price estimates are $ 100 and $83 respectively.

Many analysts have stated their opinion on the company shares. Mizuho Securities initiates coverage on Amsurg (NASDAQ:AMSG).The analysts at the brokerage house have a current rating of Buy on the shares. In a recent information released to the investors, Mizuho Securities announces the price target of $84 per share. The rating by the firm was issued on April 1, 2016. For the current week, the company shares have a recommendation consensus of Buy.

On the companys insider trading activities, The director officer (President and CEO), of Amsurg Corp, Holden Christopher A had unloaded 3,000 shares at $77 per share in a transaction on September 2, 2015. The total value of transaction was $231,000. The Insider information was revealed by the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing.

Amsurg (NASDAQ:AMSG) stock ended Monday session in the red zone in a volatile trading. The stock closed down 1.73 points or 2.16% at $78.38 with 919,709 shares getting traded. Post opening the session at $80, the shares hit an intraday low of $78.1911 and an intraday high of $80.0158 and the price was in this range throughout the day. The company has a market cap of $4,295 million and the number of outstanding shares have been calculated to be 54,797,634 shares. The 52-week high of Amsurg (NASDAQ:AMSG) is $87.4199 and the 52-week low is $54.11.

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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