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 maximum price target given was 36, which equates to a potential upside of 18.81 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 21, which equates to a potential downside of -30.69 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.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. That number becomes 16.42 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 0.06 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

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. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of CPSI is 0.32.

In the last 52-weeks, CPSI has achieved a high of 40.32 and a low of 18.25. Currently the stock is 66.03 percent higher than its low, and 24.85 percent below the high. CPSI has a price/earnings 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.