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 most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 36, implying a possible profit of 18.81 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 21, which equates to a potential downside of -30.69 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 16.42 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. 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, 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, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of CPSI's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 216.16 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. CPSI has a PEG ratio of 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 below the high by 24.85 percent. 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's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.