Analyst Ratings for Amsurg Corp (AMSG)Updated: 2016-11-29
AMSG was given price targets by several analysts. The maximum price target given was 100, implying a possible profit of 48.39 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 71, implying a possible loss of 5.36 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.
Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -2 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -2.4 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -0.23 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -0.36 percent in FY estimates.
People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 2 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 5 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 3 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 4 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.
The growth rate of AMSG's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 36.53 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, 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 traded between a high of 86.17 and a low of 57.32 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 17.57 percent, and 21.79 percent lower than its 52-week high. AMSG has a P/E 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's next earnings release will be on 2017-02-22, which is -907 days away.