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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for AIRM. The most optimistic price target was 47, which equates to a potential upside of 9.56 percent. The minimum price target given was 43, implying potential capital losses of 0.23 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -14.47 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -27.82 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -4.02 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -7.37 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 2 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 4 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of AIRM to grow at a rate of 13.11 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. AIRM has a PEG ratio of 1.26.

AIRM has a 52-week high of 43.95 and a 52-week low of 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 P/E 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.