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.

Many analysts weighed in on 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 minimum price target given was 48, implying potential capital losses 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.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0.6 percent on average, compared to last month. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -5 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -0.72 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 0.01 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 1 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 2 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 1 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 2 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of MOH to grow at a rate of 7.85 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. 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 MOH is 4.67.

MOH has a 52-week high of 72.79 and a 52-week low of 42.56. Today's price is 63.79 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 4.23 percent. MOH has a P/E 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 stock has a market capitalization of $3.97 billion. MOH is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.