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How to buy Cross Country Healthcare (CCRN) stock

Learn how to easily invest in Cross Country Healthcare stock.

Cross Country Healthcare, Inc
NASDAQ: CCRN - USD
STAFFING & EMPLOYMENT SERVICES
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Cross Country Healthcare, Inc is a staffing & employment services business based in the US. Cross Country Healthcare shares (CCRN) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Cross Country Healthcare employs 1,450 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Cross Country Healthcare stock price (NASDAQ: CCRN)

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Cross Country Healthcare shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-23.
Latest market close$15.65
52-week range$5.71 - $18.90
50-day moving average $16.62
200-day moving average $13.25
Wall St. target price$16.58
PE ratio 65.4008
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.24

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Cross Country Healthcare price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $15.65 from 2021-05-28

1 week (2021-07-15) N/A
1 month (2021-06-25) -7.94%
3 months (2021-04-26) 16.44%
6 months (2021-01-22) N/A
1 year (2020-07-22) N/A
2 years (2019-07-22) N/A
3 years (2018-07-22) N/A
5 years (2016-07-22) N/A

Is Cross Country Healthcare under- or over-valued?

Valuing Cross Country Healthcare stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Cross Country Healthcare's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Cross Country Healthcare's P/E ratio

Cross Country Healthcare's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 65x. In other words, Cross Country Healthcare shares trade at around 65x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

Cross Country Healthcare's PEG ratio

Cross Country Healthcare's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.1784. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Cross Country Healthcare's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Cross Country Healthcare's EBITDA

Cross Country Healthcare's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $47.3 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Cross Country Healthcare's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Cross Country Healthcare financials

Revenue TTM $955.6 million
Operating margin TTM 3.99%
Gross profit TTM $202.7 million
Return on assets TTM 5.74%
Return on equity TTM 5.42%
Profit margin 0.9%
Book value $4.74
Market capitalisation $583.9 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Cross Country Healthcare shares

There are currently 802,536 Cross Country Healthcare shares held short by investors – that's known as Cross Country Healthcare's "short interest". This figure is 4.6% down from 841,425 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Cross Country Healthcare shares can be evaluated.

Cross Country Healthcare's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Cross Country Healthcare's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Cross Country Healthcare shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Cross Country Healthcare shares traded daily (recently around 422387.36842105). Cross Country Healthcare's SIR currently stands at 1.9. In other words for every 100,000 Cross Country Healthcare shares traded daily on the market, roughly 1900 shares are currently held short.

However Cross Country Healthcare's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Cross Country Healthcare shares, or, against the total number of tradable Cross Country Healthcare shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Cross Country Healthcare's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Cross Country Healthcare shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.0229% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Cross Country Healthcare shares, roughly 23 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Cross Country Healthcare.

Find out more about how you can short Cross Country Healthcare stock.

Cross Country Healthcare share dividends

We're not expecting Cross Country Healthcare to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Cross Country Healthcare share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Cross Country Healthcare's shares have ranged in value from as little as $5.71 up to $18.9. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

CCRN.US volatility(beta: 1.18)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Cross Country Healthcare's is 1.1768. This would suggest that Cross Country Healthcare's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Cross Country Healthcare overview

Cross Country Healthcare, Inc. provides talent management and other consultative services for healthcare clients in the United States. The company operates in three segments: Nurse and Allied Staffing, Physician Staffing, and Search. The Nurse and Allied Staffing segment offers traditional staffing, including temporary and permanent placement of travel nurses and allied professionals, branch-based local nurses, and allied staffing; short-term staffing of registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, certified nurse assistants, practitioners, pharmacists, and other allied professionals on per diem and short-term assignments; and travel allied professionals on long-term contract assignments, as well as workforce solutions, including MSP, OWS, RPO, IRP, EMR, and consulting services. It serves public and private acute care and non-acute care hospitals, government facilities, public and charter schools, outpatient clinics, ambulatory care facilities, physician practice groups, retailers, and other healthcare providers under the Cross Country brand. The Physician Staffing segment provides physicians in various specialties, certified registered nurse anesthetists, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants under the Cross Country Locums brand as independent contractors on temporary assignments at various healthcare facilities, such as acute and non-acute care facilities, medical group practices, government facilities, and managed care organizations. The Search segment offers retained and contingent search services for physicians, healthcare executives, and other healthcare professionals, as well as recruitment process outsourcing.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Cross Country Healthcare is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 5.716% of Cross Country Healthcare shares are held by insiders and 94.371% by institutions.
How many people work for Cross Country Healthcare?
Latest data suggests 1,450 work at Cross Country Healthcare.
When does the fiscal year end for Cross Country Healthcare?
Cross Country Healthcare's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Cross Country Healthcare based?
Cross Country Healthcare's address is: 6551 Park of Commerce Boulevard, N.W., Boca Raton, FL, United States, 33487
What is Cross Country Healthcare's ISIN number?
Cross Country Healthcare's international securities identification number is: US2274831047
What is Cross Country Healthcare's CUSIP number?
Cross Country Healthcare's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 227483104

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