Analyst Ratings for AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. (AHS)Updated: 2016-10-25
Several price targets were given for AHS by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 54, implying a possible profit of 61.39 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 18, implying a possible loss 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.
Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. 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. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 2.68 percent in FY estimates.
Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.
Analysts estimate earnings of AHS to grow at a rate of 6.52 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. AHS has a PEG ratio of 2.38.
In the trailing 52-weeks, AHS hit 44.99 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 21.24. Today's price is 57.53 percent above the 52-week low, and 25.63 percent lower than its 52-week high. 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 market cap of AHS is $1.62 billion. AHS is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 2016-11-03, days from today.