Analyst Ratings for Providence Service Corp. (PRSC)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Providence Service Corp. (NASDAQ:PRSC) was awarded an average rating of Buy from investment analysts following the stock. A consensus rating of Buy was previously issued for PRSC last month.

2 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 2 gave PRSC a buy rating, 0 issued an overweight rating, 0 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Today, there are 0 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

PRSC was given price targets by several analysts. The highest price target was 60, implying potential capital gains of 16.07 percent. The lowest price target was 55, implying a possible loss of 6.39 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.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -45.3 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -15.82 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of PRSC's earnings is estimated by analysts to be -71.21 percent. 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. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. PRSC has a PEG ratio of -0.15.

In the trailing 52-weeks, PRSC hit 53.54 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 34.89. Today's price is 48.17 percent above the 52-week low, and 3.45 percent below the high. PRSC has a price/earnings ratio of 10.89. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The PRSC value stock report compares PRSC to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $0.68931 billion. PRSC will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.