Stock To Watch: Healthways, Inc. (NASDAQ:HWAY)


The leading market experts have placed a mean price target of $26.43 on Healthways, Inc. (NASDAQ:HWAY) stock. This price level, which is estimated to be attained in one-year, indicates the mean of stock opinions given by the companies included in the First Call survey. The renowned research firms have predicted earnings of $0.52 a share for the upcoming quarter and $2.11 for the current fiscal.

Technical View

The technical analysis of Healthways, Inc. plainly substantiates that the 50-day moving average of Healthways, Inc. is $19.50, and stock is trading $5.46 points away or +27.97% from its 50-day moving average of $19.50. Further it is trading $11.50 or +85.48% away its 200-day moving average of $13.46. Healthways, Inc. (NASDAQ:HWAY) 52-week high is $26.00 and the 52-week low is $9.18.

This explains if the stock moves $-1.04, it will post a 52-week high. In event of +171.90% decline, a 52-week low will be hit.

Taking the valuation aspect to emphasize the valuation of Healthways, Inc., shareholders can apply financial tool known as price-to-earnings ratio. This financial ratio assesses stock’s valuation by considering the relative expense of the stock. Following this ratio, Healthways, Inc. (NASDAQ:HWAY) ratio came in at N/A.

The stock last ended the trading session at $24.96 and registered a market cap of $916.98M. To appraise firm’s growth, the shareholders take help of the Price-to-Earnings-Growth ratio. When a stock has a higher PEG ratio, it is suggestive of lower stock appreciation in approaching sessions. A stock comes in the group of undervalued stocks when its PEG ratio falls in between 0 and 1. Healthways, Inc. (NASDAQ:HWAY) PEG ratio is at 0.79.

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