Analyst Ratings for Molina Healthcare Inc. (MOH)

Updated: 2017-07-26

Analysts covering Molina Healthcare Inc. (NYSE:MOH) have given it a consensus rating of Hold. About 30 days ago, MOH was issued an average rating of Hold.

2 analysts declared MOH a buy, 0 gave an overweight rating, 10 issued a hold rating, 1 gave an underweight rating, and 2 gave 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 1.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for MOH. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 80, which equates to a potential upside of 14.76 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 48, which equates to a potential downside of -31.14 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.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0.6 percent. That number becomes -5 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 -0.72 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 0.01 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 1 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 2 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 1 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 2 analysts decreased their estimates.

MOH has an estimated earnings growth rate of 7.85 percent as forecasted by analysts. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. MOH has a PEG ratio of 4.67.

MOH has a 52-week high of 72.79 and a 52-week low of 42.56. Currently the stock is 63.79 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 4.23 percent. MOH has a price/earnings ratio of 36.68. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The MOH value stock report compares MOH to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of MOH is $3.97 billion. MOH is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.