Analyst Ratings for Press Ganey Holdings Inc (PGND)Updated: 2016-08-20
PGND was given price targets by several analysts. The maximum price target given was 45, which equates to a potential upside of 10.86 percent. The lowest price target was 38, implying potential capital losses of -6.38 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.
In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -0.49 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -0.49 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 2.41 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 2.41 percent in FY estimates.
People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 2 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 3 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 3 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 2 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.
Analysts estimate earnings of PGND to grow at a rate of 65.12 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, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of PGND is 1.22.
In the trailing 52-weeks, PGND hit 42.09 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 23.68. Currently the stock is 71.41 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 3.56 percent. PGND has a P/E ratio of 79.16. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The PGND value stock report compares PGND to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $2.15 billion. PGND's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.