Analyst Ratings for Amsurg Corp (AMSG)Updated: 2016-11-29
Investment analysts gave a few price targets for AMSG. The highest price target was 100, implying a possible profit 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.
Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -2 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes -2.4 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -0.23 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -0.36 percent.
Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' 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. Over the same time period, 3 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 4 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.
AMSG has an estimated earnings growth rate of 36.53 percent as forecasted by analysts. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. AMSG has a PEG ratio of 0.6.
AMSG has traded between a high of 86.17 and a low of 57.32 over the past year. Today's price is 17.57 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 21.79 percent. 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 -634 days away.