Shares of Envision Healthcare (EVHC) are higher in Thursday's trading session on word it is in merger talks with AmSurg (AMSG) . A deal could be announced as early as next week, and the merger would bring together two major health-care services providers. The combined company would reportedly be valued at roughly $9 billion. Roughly 90 percent of analysts who cover the company have a BUY rating on the shares and an average price target of $30.88 a share, that's roughly 11 percent above where they are currently trading.
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