Van Berkom & Associates Inc Decreased Hms Hldgs Corp (NASDAQ:HMSY) Stake By $18.19 Million

August 12, 2018 - By Joseph Norton

HMS Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:HMSY) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 1.31 in 2018 Q1. Its up 0.30, from 1.01 in 2017Q4. It improved, as 16 investors sold HMSY shares while 54 reduced holdings. 32 funds opened positions while 60 raised stakes. 79.76 million shares or 0.01% more from 79.76 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Employees Retirement Of Texas holds 72,000 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Fmr Limited Com has invested 0% in HMS Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:HMSY). 157,400 are owned by Bnp Paribas Asset Mngmt Sa. Hcsf Management holds 1.48% or 123,903 shares in its portfolio. 35,819 were reported by Voya Mngmt Lc. 91,100 are held by Ny State Common Retirement Fund. Wellington Mgmt Gp Llp holds 0.03% or 9.04M shares. Rathbone Brothers Public Ltd has invested 0.01% in HMS Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:HMSY). Price T Rowe Incorporated Md holds 0.01% or 4.09M shares. Prudential Fin Inc owns 177,532 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Jpmorgan Chase has invested 0% in HMS Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:HMSY). Massmutual Trust Fsb Adv reported 0% stake. Pinebridge Investments Limited Partnership holds 88,552 shares or 0.04% of its portfolio. Farmers And Merchants holds 452 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Aperio Gp Ltd Llc reported 0% in HMS Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:HMSY).

Since July 12, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 sale for $1.68 million activity.

Van Berkom & Associates Inc decreased its stake in Hms Hldgs Corp (NASDAQ:HMSY) by 18.43% based on its latest 2018Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Van Berkom & Associates Inc sold 866,251 shares as the company’s stock rose 31.03% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 3.84M shares of the business services company at the end of 2018Q2, valued at $82.92M, down from 4.70 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Van Berkom & Associates Inc who had been investing in Hms Hldgs Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $2.56B market cap company. The stock increased 1.90% or $0.57 during the last trading session, reaching $30.61. About 403,248 shares traded. HMS Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:HMSY) has risen 17.86% since August 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 5.29% the S&P500.

Van Berkom & Associates Inc is a Quebec, Canada-based institutional investor with more than $3.36 billion AUM in September, 2014. Taken from Van Berkom & Associates latest Adv, the fund reported to have 13 full and part-time employees. Among which 12 performing investment advisory and research functions. The institutional investor had between 26-100 clients.

HMS Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:HMSY) Ratings Coverage

Among 3 analysts covering HMS Holdings (NASDAQ:HMSY), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. HMS Holdings had 5 analyst reports since February 27, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Buy” rating by Citigroup on Monday, August 6. The stock of HMS Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:HMSY) earned “Neutral” rating by Citigroup on Friday, July 13. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Citigroup given on Tuesday, February 27. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Cantor Fitzgerald on Monday, August 6. Canaccord Genuity maintained HMS Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:HMSY) rating on Tuesday, February 27. Canaccord Genuity has “Buy” rating and $20 target.

HMS Holdings Corp., through its subsidiaries, provides cost containment solutions in the United States healthcare marketplace. The company has market cap of $2.56 billion. It provides coordination of benefits services to government and commercial healthcare payers and sponsors to coordinate benefits for claims; and payment integrity services that ensure healthcare claims billed are accurate and appropriate, as well as offers care management and consumer engagement solutions. It has a 72.88 P/E ratio. The company's services also enable clients to recover improper payments; prevent future improper payments; reduce fraud, waste, and abuse; improve outcomes and increase retention; and ensure regulatory compliance.

More important recent HMS Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:HMSY) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “HMS Holdings Corp. To Report Second Quarter 2018 Financial and Operating Results” on July 18, 2018, also Globenewswire.com published article titled: “HMS Holdings Corp. Reports Second Quarter 2018 Results”, Benzinga.com published: “66 Biggest Movers From Friday” on August 06, 2018. More interesting news about HMS Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:HMSY) was released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Premarket analyst action – healthcare” with publication date: August 06, 2018.

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