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 most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 16, implying a possible profit of -7.3 percent. The lowest price target was 11, which equates to a potential downside of -36.27 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -23.61 percent. 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.

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 QSII's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 111.89 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. QSII has a PEG ratio of 0.53.

In the trailing 52-weeks, QSII hit 17.74 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 10.61. Currently the stock is 62.68 percent higher than its low, and 2.71 percent lower than its 52-week high. 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 market cap of QSII is $1.09 billion. QSII will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.