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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for SEM. The highest price target was 20, which equates to a potential upside of 21.21 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 10, implying a possible loss 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.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -3.77 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -7.21 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0.58 percent. 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. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 1 analysts revised their estimates downwards. 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.

SEM has an estimated earnings growth rate of 49.42 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of SEM is 0.58.

SEM has traded between a high of 16.90 and a low of 10.20 over the past year. Currently the stock is 61.76 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 2.37 percent. 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.