Analyst Ratings for HealthStream Inc. (HSTM)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Shares of HealthStream Inc. (NASDAQ:HSTM) have received a consensus rating of Overweight from Wall Street analysts. A consensus rating of Overweight was previously issued for HSTM last month.

9 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 4 gave HSTM a buy rating, 1 issued an overweight rating, 3 gave a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 1 issued a sell rating. Today, there are 0 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

HSTM was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 35.81, which equates to a potential upside of 57.55 percent. The lowest price target was 19, implying a possible loss of -16.41 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. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 0 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 2.5 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 2.5 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 3 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 5 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of HSTM's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 49 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of HSTM is 3.31.

HSTM has a 52-week high of 31.53 and a 52-week low of 20.60. Currently the stock is 10.34 percent higher than its low, and 27.91 percent below the high. HSTM has a price/earnings ratio of 162.36. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The HSTM value stock report compares HSTM to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $0.73456 billion. HSTM is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.