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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for CPSI. The highest price target was 36, implying potential capital gains of 18.81 percent. The lowest price target was 21, which equates to a potential downside of -30.69 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 16.42 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 0.06 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

CPSI has an estimated earnings growth rate of 216.16 percent as forecasted by analysts. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of CPSI is 0.32.

CPSI has traded between a high of 40.32 and a low of 18.25 over the past year. Today's price is 66.03 percent above the 52-week low, and 24.85 percent lower than its 52-week 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.