BlackRock Inc. increased its holdings in Envision Healthcare Co. (NYSE:EVHC) by 6.5% during the fourth quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The fund owned 8,028,329 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 487,314 shares during the period. BlackRock Inc. owned approximately 0.07% of Envision Healthcare worth $277,462,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
Several other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in EVHC. Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. acquired a new position in shares of Envision Healthcare in the 3rd quarter valued at $502,000. State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System increased its stake in Envision Healthcare by 0.9% in the 3rd quarter. State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System now owns 145,676 shares of the company’s stock valued at $6,548,000 after buying an additional 1,240 shares during the period. Stevens Capital Management LP acquired a new position in Envision Healthcare in the 3rd quarter valued at $2,665,000. State of Tennessee Treasury Department increased its stake in Envision Healthcare by 67.6% in the 3rd quarter. State of Tennessee Treasury Department now owns 76,475 shares of the company’s stock valued at $3,438,000 after buying an additional 30,845 shares during the period. Finally, Gamco Investors INC. ET AL increased its stake in Envision Healthcare by 56.4% in the 3rd quarter. Gamco Investors INC. ET AL now owns 53,197 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,391,000 after buying an additional 19,180 shares during the period.
Envision Healthcare Co. (NYSE:EVHC) opened at $42.89 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.87, a quick ratio of 3.38 and a current ratio of 3.40. Envision Healthcare Co. has a 12 month low of $23.77 and a 12 month high of $67.45. The firm has a market cap of $5,170.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 20.04, a PEG ratio of 1.07 and a beta of 0.48.
EVHC has been the topic of several recent research reports. ValuEngine cut shares of Envision Healthcare from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Sunday, December 31st. Cantor Fitzgerald reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $30.00 price objective on shares of Envision Healthcare in a research note on Tuesday, November 14th. Credit Suisse Group initiated coverage on shares of Envision Healthcare in a research note on Monday, December 11th. They issued an “outperform” rating and a $36.00 price objective on the stock. Piper Jaffray Companies initiated coverage on shares of Envision Healthcare in a research note on Wednesday, December 13th. They issued a “neutral” rating and a $35.00 price objective on the stock. Finally, SunTrust Banks set a $40.00 price objective on shares of Envision Healthcare and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, December 21st. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have assigned a hold rating and nine have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Envision Healthcare presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $42.57.
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About Envision Healthcare
Envision Healthcare Holdings, Inc, formerly CDRT Holding Corporation, is a holding company. The Company, through its subsidiary, provides physician-led medical services in the United States. It operates in two segments: EmCare Holdings, Inc (EmCare) and American Medical Response, Inc (AMR). Its EmCare segment is a provider of integrated facility-based and post-acute care physician services to healthcare facilities in the United States.
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