Analyst Ratings for AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. (AHS)Updated: 2016-10-25
AHS was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic price target was 54, which equates to a potential upside of 61.39 percent. The lowest price target was 18, implying potential capital losses of -46.2 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.
In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. That number becomes -1.79 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -0.65 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 2.68 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. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.
AHS has an estimated earnings growth rate of 6.52 percent as forecasted by analysts. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, 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, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of AHS is 2.38.
In the last 52-weeks, AHS has achieved a high of 44.99 and a low of 21.24. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 57.53 percent, and 25.63 percent below the high. AHS has a P/E ratio of 15.51. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The AHS value stock report compares AHS to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of AHS is $1.62 billion. AHS will post this quarters earnings in -744 days, on 2016-11-03.