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 a possible profit of 16.07 percent. The lowest price target was 55, implying potential capital losses 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.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -45.3 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 -15.82 percent.

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. 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. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. PRSC has a PEG ratio of -0.15.

PRSC has traded between a high of 53.54 and a low of 34.89 over the past year. Today's price is 48.17 percent above the 52-week low, and 3.45 percent lower than its 52-week high. PRSC has a P/E 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.