Analyst Ratings for Computer Programs & Systems Inc. (CPSI)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Computer Programs & Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CPSI) was awarded an average rating of Hold from investment analysts following the stock. Last month, CPSI received an average rating of Hold.

1 analysts declared CPSI a buy, 0 issued an overweight rating, 10 gave a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 1 gave a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

A number of analysts gave price targets for CPSI. The highest price target was 36, implying a possible profit of 18.81 percent. The minimum price target given was 21, implying potential capital losses of -30.69 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.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 16.42 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 0.06 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of CPSI to grow at a rate of 216.16 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. CPSI has a PEG ratio of 0.32.

CPSI has a 52-week high of 40.32 and a 52-week low of 18.25. Currently the stock is 66.03 percent higher than its low, and 24.85 percent lower than its 52-week high. CPSI has a P/E ratio of 68.86. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The CPSI value stock report compares CPSI to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $0.41488 billion. CPSI's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.