Thomson Reuters, a distinguished brokerage company, has placed a 52-week price target of $14.75 on Healthways, Inc. (NASDAQ:HWAY) shares after it surveyed top market analysts. Calculating estimated earnings after taking into consideration different elements, it is predicted to come at $0.29 for the next fiscal and $N/A for underway quarter.
Analysts take into account the price to earnings ratio to estimate the firm’s valuation. This ratio, which is also called as the P/E ratio evaluates the company on relative expense factor. The formula to calculate ratio is stock’s latest price/ per share earnings. The P/E ratio of Healthways, Inc. (NASDAQ:HWAY) stands at N/A.
Analysts also work out Price/Earnings Growth ratio in an attempt to estimate the valuation of a firm. This ratio commonly known as the PEG ratio implies the stock’s valuation compared to earnings growth potential. Investors look to invest in the stocks with a lower PEG ratio. For Healthways, Inc., the PEG ratio for coming 3-5 years is 4.96.
The technical analysis highlights that Healthways, Inc. current is trading $4.89 points away or +37.42% from its 50-day moving average of $13.08. Further it is trading $6.21 or +52.77% away its 200-day moving average of $11.76.
The 52-week high of Healthways, Inc. (NASDAQ:HWAY) was $18.05 while lowest point recorded in 52-week was $9.18. It implies if stock price makes a movement of over $-0.08, it will record a new 52-week high. In the case of +95.75% drop, it will touch a new 52-week low.
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