Analyst Ratings for Amsurg Corp (AMSG)

Updated: 2016-11-29

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for AMSG. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 100, which equates to a potential upside of 48.39 percent. The lowest price target was 71, implying potential capital losses of 5.36 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

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. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -0.36 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 2 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 5 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 3 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 4 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

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 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, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. 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. Currently the stock is 17.57 percent higher than its low, and 21.79 percent below the 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 market cap of AMSG is $3.62 billion. AMSG's next earnings release will be on 2017-02-22, which is -760 days away.