HMS Holdings Corp., through its subsidiaries, provides cost containment solutions in the United States healthcare marketplace.
Flawless balance sheet with solid track record.
Share Price & News
How has HMS Holdings's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: HMSY's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
US Healthcare Services
1 Year Return
US Healthcare Services
Return vs Industry: HMSY underperformed the US Healthcare Services industry which returned 25.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: HMSY underperformed the US Market which returned 17.9% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is HMS Holdings's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
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Is HMS Holdings undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: HMSY ($24.23) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($31.22)
Significantly Below Fair Value: HMSY is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: HMSY is good value based on its PE Ratio (24.2x) compared to the Healthcare Services industry average (56.7x).
PE vs Market: HMSY is poor value based on its PE Ratio (24.2x) compared to the US market (18.2x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: HMSY is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (3.2x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: HMSY is good value based on its PB Ratio (2.5x) compared to the US Healthcare Services industry average (4.3x).
How is HMS Holdings forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 8 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: HMSY's forecast earnings growth (7.6% per year) is above the savings rate (1.7%).
Earnings vs Market: HMSY's earnings (7.6% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (14.1% per year).
High Growth Earnings: HMSY's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: HMSY's revenue (8.3% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (7.6% per year).
High Growth Revenue: HMSY's revenue (8.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: HMSY's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (13.8%).
How has HMS Holdings performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: HMSY has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: HMSY's current net profit margins (13.9%) are higher than last year (9.2%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: HMSY's earnings have grown significantly by 36.5% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: HMSY's earnings growth over the past year (58.6%) exceeds its 5-year average (36.5% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: HMSY earnings growth over the past year (58.6%) exceeded the Healthcare Services industry 20.1%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: HMSY's Return on Equity (10.2%) is considered low.
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
How is HMS Holdings's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: HMSY's short term assets ($397.4M) exceed its short term liabilities ($101.3M).
Long Term Liabilities: HMSY's short term assets ($397.4M) exceed its long term liabilities ($288.1M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: HMSY's debt to equity ratio (27.3%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: HMSY's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 37.1% to 27.3% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: HMSY's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (57.2%).
Interest Coverage: HMSY's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (15x coverage).
Inventory Level: HMSY has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: HMSY's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 1.7x debt).
What is HMS Holdings's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Current dividend yield vs market & industry
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate HMSY's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate HMSY's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if HMSY's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if HMSY's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of HMSY's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Bill Lucia (61yo)
Mr. William C. Lucia, also known as Bill, FLMI, has been Chief Executive Officer and President of HMS Holdings Corp. since March 1, 2009 and has been its Chairman of the Board since July 7, 2015. Mr. Lucia ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Bill's total compensation ($USD4.81M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD3.81M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Bill's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Executive VP||5.4yrs||US$2.77m||0.21% $4.6m|
|Executive VP & COO||1yrs||US$2.13m||0.066% $1.4m|
|Group President of Total Population Management||2.1yrs||US$1.65m||0.041% $882.9k|
|Chief Accounting Officer & Senior VP||4.7yrs||no data||0.041% $870.3k|
|Senior VP & CTO||1.8yrs||no data||0.018% $384.3k|
|Executive VP & Chief Administrative Officer||5.8yrs||no data||0.042% $906.4k|
|Senior Vice President of Investor Relations||1.1yrs||no data||no data|
|Executive VP||3.8yrs||US$1.56m||0.046% $985.6k|
|Senior VP||3.8yrs||no data||0.028% $597.1k|
Experienced Management: HMSY's management team is considered experienced (3.8 years average tenure).
|Lead Independent Director||4.6yrs||US$282.24k||0.092% $2.0m|
|Independent Director||23.1yrs||US$263.07k||0.088% $1.9m|
|Independent Director||7.3yrs||US$260.07k||0.00072% $15.4k|
|Independent Director||19.3yrs||US$241.41k||0.17% $3.6m|
|Independent Director||6.3yrs||US$250.50k||0.022% $460.5k|
|Independent Director||9.6yrs||US$259.74k||0.078% $1.7m|
|Independent Director||4.1yrs||US$244.74k||0.0057% $121.3k|
|Director||0.7yrs||no data||0.0036% $77.1k|
|Director||0.7yrs||no data||0.0036% $77.1k|
Experienced Board: HMSY's board of directors are considered experienced (5.5 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 4.3%.
HMS Holdings Corp.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: HMS Holdings Corp.
- Ticker: HMSY
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1974
- Industry: Health Care Technology
- Sector: Healthcare
- Market Cap: US$2.135b
- Shares outstanding: 88.10m
- Website: https://investor.hms.com
Number of Employees
- HMS Holdings Corp.
- 5615 High Point Drive
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|HMSY||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Dec 1992|
|HMM||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Dec 1992|
|HMM||BRSE (Berne Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||CH||CHF||Dec 1992|
HMS Holdings Corp., through its subsidiaries, provides cost containment solutions in the United States healthcare marketplace. The company offers coordination of benefits services to government and commercial healthcare payers to ensure that the correct party pays the claim; and population management solutions that provide risk-bearing organizations with intelligence across their member populations to identify risks, and enhance patient engagement and outcomes, as well as payment integrity, care management and consumer engagement, and analytical solutions. It serves state Medicaid programs, commercial health plans, federal government health agencies, government and private employers, children's health insurance program, and other healthcare payers, as well as a subcontractor. The company was founded in 1974 and is headquartered in Irving, Texas.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/02/23 00:26|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/02/21 00:00|
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