Analyst Ratings for DaVita Inc. (DVA)

Updated: 2017-07-29

Shares of DaVita Inc. (NYSE:DVA) have received a consensus rating of Hold from Wall Street analysts. A consensus rating of Hold was previously issued for DVA last month.

A buy rating was issued by 2 analysts, 1 gave an overweight rating, 11 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 1 issued 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 increased by 0.

Several price targets were given for DVA by the analysts covering the stock. The highest price target was 75, which equates to a potential upside of 14.56 percent. The minimum price target given was 54, which equates to a potential downside of -17.52 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -1.64 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -0.43 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -2.23 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

DVA has an estimated earnings growth rate of -42.4 percent as forecasted by analysts. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, 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, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. DVA has a PEG ratio of -0.25.

In the trailing 52-weeks, DVA hit 77.90 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 54.50. Today's price is 20.13 percent above the 52-week low, and 15.96 percent lower than its 52-week high. DVA has a P/E ratio of 10.72. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The DVA value stock report compares DVA to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $12.63 billion. DVA is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.