Analyst Ratings for Quality Systems Inc. (QSII)

Updated: 2017-07-29

Shares of Quality Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:QSII) have received a consensus rating of Hold from Wall Street analysts. About 30 days ago, QSII was issued an average rating of Hold.

2 analysts declared QSII a buy, 0 gave an overweight rating, 9 gave a hold rating, 1 gave an underweight rating, and 4 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 decreased by 1.

Several price targets were given for QSII by the analysts covering the stock. The highest price target was 16, implying potential capital gains of -7.3 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 11, implying potential capital losses of -36.27 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.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. That number becomes -23.61 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -18.3 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, 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 QSII's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 111.89 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of QSII is 0.53.

QSII has a 52-week high of 17.74 and a 52-week low of 10.61. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 62.68 percent, and below the high by 2.71 percent. QSII has a P/E ratio of 59.52. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The QSII value stock report compares QSII to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.09 billion. QSII will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.