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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for CPSI. The most optimistic price target was 36, implying potential capital gains of 18.81 percent. The minimum price target given was 21, implying potential capital losses 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.

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. 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.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

CPSI has an estimated earnings growth rate of 216.16 percent as forecasted by analysts. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. 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. 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. Currently the stock is 66.03 percent higher than its 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 market cap of CPSI is $0.41488 billion. CPSI will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.