Analyst Ratings for Air Methods Corp (AIRM)

Updated: 2017-04-07

Analysts covering Air Methods Corp (NASDAQ:AIRM) have given it a consensus rating of Hold. About 30 days ago, AIRM was issued an average rating of Buy.

5 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 0 gave AIRM a buy rating, 0 gave an overweight rating, 5 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Today, there are 6 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

AIRM was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic price target was 47, which equates to a potential upside of 9.56 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 43, which equates to a potential downside of 0.23 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -14.47 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes -27.82 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -4.02 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -7.37 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 2 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 4 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of AIRM's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 13.11 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of AIRM is 1.26.

In the trailing 52-weeks, AIRM hit 43.95 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 23.75. Currently the stock is 80.63 percent higher than its low, and 2.39 percent lower than its 52-week high. AIRM has a price/earnings ratio of 16.56. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The AIRM value stock report compares AIRM to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.57 billion. AIRM will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.