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 maximum price target given 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.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -3.77 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -7.21 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0.58 percent, compared to last month. 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 revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 1 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of SEM's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 49.42 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. SEM has a PEG ratio of 0.58.

SEM has traded between a high of 16.90 and a low of 10.20 over the past year. Today's price is 61.76 percent above the 52-week low, and 2.37 percent below the 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 stock has a market capitalization of $2.19 billion. SEM is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.