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

August 12, 2018 - By Carolyn Hewitt

HMS Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:HMSY) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 1.31 in Q1 2018. Its up 0.30, from 1.01 in 2017Q4. It is positive, 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. Legal And General Group Public Limited Company has invested 0% of its portfolio in HMS Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:HMSY). Aristotle Cap Boston Limited stated it has 0.69% in HMS Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:HMSY). Goldman Sachs Grp Inc Inc holds 0.01% of its portfolio in HMS Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:HMSY) for 1.95M shares. American Grp Inc holds 53,625 shares. Friess Assocs Limited has invested 0.85% in HMS Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:HMSY). Smith Graham & Investment Advisors Limited Partnership owns 556,482 shares or 0.9% of their US portfolio. Colorado-based Cambiar has invested 0.1% in HMS Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:HMSY). Massmutual Tru Fsb Adv holds 89 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Raymond James & Assocs has 11,281 shares. Pinebridge Limited Partnership holds 0.04% or 88,552 shares in its portfolio. Tygh Capital Mngmt holds 1.06% or 331,770 shares in its portfolio. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Mngmt invested in 0% or 22,860 shares. Profund Advisors Limited Liability Corporation reported 0.01% stake. Stephens Mngmt Grp Limited Liability Corp has invested 0.58% of its portfolio in HMS Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:HMSY). Rhumbline Advisers holds 0.01% of its portfolio in HMS Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:HMSY) for 195,877 shares.

Since July 12, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 insider 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 4.70M 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 firm earned “Neutral” rating on Friday, July 13 by Citigroup. On Tuesday, February 27 the stock rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Neutral”. The rating was maintained by Cantor Fitzgerald on Monday, August 6 with “Neutral”. On Monday, August 6 the stock rating was upgraded by Citigroup to “Buy”. The rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity on Tuesday, February 27 with “Buy”.

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: which released: “Premarket analyst action – healthcare” on August 06, 2018, also published article titled: “66 Biggest Movers From Friday”, published: “HMS Holdings Corp. Reports Second Quarter 2018 Results” on August 03, 2018. More interesting news about HMS Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:HMSY) was released by: and their article: “HMS Holdings Corp. To Report Second Quarter 2018 Financial and Operating Results” with publication date: July 18, 2018.

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