Analyst Ratings for Select Medical Holdings Corp. (SEM)

Updated: 2017-07-29

Analysts covering Select Medical Holdings Corp. (NYSE:SEM) have given it a consensus rating of Hold. Last month, SEM received an average rating of Hold.

7 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 3 gave SEM a buy rating, 0 gave an overweight rating, 1 gave a hold rating, 1 gave an underweight rating, and 2 gave a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 1. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

A number of analysts gave price targets for SEM. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 20, which equates to a potential upside of 21.21 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 10, which equates to a potential downside of -39.39 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -3.77 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes -7.21 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 upwards by 0.58 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -3.61 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, while 1 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 1 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of SEM to grow at a rate of 49.42 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at 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. 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 SEM is 0.58.

SEM has a 52-week high of 16.90 and a 52-week low of 10.20. Today's price is 61.76 percent above the 52-week low, and 2.37 percent lower than its 52-week high. SEM has a P/E ratio of 28.45. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The SEM value stock report compares SEM to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of SEM is $2.19 billion. SEM will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.