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.

Several price targets were given for SEM by the analysts covering the stock. The maximum price target given was 20, which equates to a potential upside of 21.21 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 10, implying potential capital losses of -39.39 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

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. 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. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 1 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 1 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

SEM has an estimated earnings growth rate of 49.42 percent as forecasted by analysts. 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, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. SEM has a PEG ratio of 0.58.

SEM has a 52-week high of 16.90 and a 52-week low of 10.20. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 61.76 percent, 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.