Analyst Ratings for AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. (AHS)Updated: 2016-10-25
Investment analysts gave a few price targets for AHS. The most optimistic price target was 54, which equates to a potential upside of 61.39 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 18, implying a possible loss of -46.2 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.
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 -1.79 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -0.65 percent, as compared to a month ago. 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. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.
AHS has an estimated earnings growth rate of 6.52 percent as forecasted by analysts. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. AHS has a PEG ratio of 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 below the high by 25.63 percent. AHS has a price/earnings 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 stock has a market capitalization of $1.62 billion. AHS's next earnings release will be on 2016-11-03, which is -866 days away.