Why HMS Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:HMSY) Is In News?


Thomson Reuters, a distinguished brokerage company, has placed a 52-week price target of $24.13 on HMS Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:HMSY) shares after it surveyed top market analysts. Calculating estimated earnings after taking into consideration different elements, it is predicted to come at $0.69 for the next fiscal and $N/A for underway quarter.

Valuation Estimates

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 HMS Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:HMSY) stands at 65.98.

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 HMS Holdings Corp, the PEG ratio for coming 3-5 years is 2.25.

Technical Analysis

The technical analysis highlights that HMS Holdings Corp current is trading $1.39 points away or +6.81% from its 50-day moving average of $20.45. Further it is trading $5.45 or +33.26% away its 200-day moving average of $16.39.

The 52-week high of HMS Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:HMSY) was $24.00 while lowest point recorded in 52-week was $8.56. It implies if stock price makes a movement of over $-2.16, it will record a new 52-week high. In the case of +155.14% drop, it will touch a new 52-week low.

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