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.

Several price targets were given for PRSC by the analysts covering the stock. The highest price target was 60, implying a possible profit of 16.07 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 55, implying a possible loss of 6.39 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

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. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -15.82 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of PRSC to grow at a rate of -71.21 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of PRSC is -0.15.

In the trailing 52-weeks, PRSC hit 53.54 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 34.89. Currently the stock is 48.17 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 3.45 percent. 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.