Analyst Ratings for Amsurg Corp (AMSG)

Updated: 2016-11-29

A number of analysts gave price targets for AMSG. The most optimistic price target was 100, implying potential capital gains of 48.39 percent. The lowest price target was 71, which equates to a potential downside of 5.36 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -2 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -2.4 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -0.23 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -0.36 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 2 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 5 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 3 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 4 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of AMSG to grow at a rate of 36.53 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. 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 AMSG is 0.6.

AMSG has a 52-week high of 86.17 and a 52-week low of 57.32. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 17.57 percent, and below the high by 21.79 percent. AMSG has a price/earnings ratio of 22.05. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The AMSG value stock report compares AMSG to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $3.62 billion. AMSG will post this quarters earnings in -816 days, on 2017-02-22.