Analyst Ratings for Surgery Partners Inc. (SGRY)

Updated: 2017-07-26

Shares of Surgery Partners Inc. (NASDAQ:SGRY) have received a consensus rating of Overweight from Wall Street analysts. Last month, SGRY received an average rating of Overweight.

A buy rating was issued by 5 analysts, 0 issued an overweight rating, 3 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has decreased by 2. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

SGRY was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 28, implying a possible profit of 31.15 percent. The minimum price target given was 21, which equates to a potential downside of -1.64 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -2.78 percent. That number becomes -8.04 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. 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 -5.36 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 1 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 1 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of SGRY's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 135.11 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of SGRY is 0.57.

SGRY has traded between a high of 24.05 and a low of 13.60 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 56.99 percent, and 11.23 percent below the high. SGRY has a P/E ratio of 76.34. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The SGRY value stock report compares SGRY to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of SGRY is $1.04 billion. SGRY's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.