Factors Likely to Have Influenced Earnings Results HealthStream (NASDAQ:HSTM)

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Earnings results for HealthStream (NASDAQ:HSTM)

Estimate Momentum measures change in analyst sentiment over time and may be an indicator of future price movements. The Change in Consensus chart shows the current, 1 week ago, and 1 month ago consensus earnings per share (EPS*) forecasts. For the fiscal quarter endingJun 2020 , the consensus EPS* forecast has remained the same over the past week at 0.01 and remained the same over the past month at 0.01. none raised and none lowered their forecast. For the fiscal year ending Dec 2020 , the consensus EPS* forecast has remained the same over the past week at 0.16 and remained the same over the past month at 0.16 . none raised and none lowered their forecast.

HealthStream last posted its earnings data on April 27th, 2020. The technology company reported $0.11 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.13 by $0.02. The business earned $61.57 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $63.08 million. Its revenue for the quarter was down 5.5% on a year-over-year basis. HealthStream has generated $0.44 earnings per share over the last year and currently has a price-to-earnings ratio of 42.6. HealthStream has confirmed that its next quarterly earnings report will be published on Monday, July 27th, 2020.

Analyst Opinion on HealthStream (NASDAQ:HSTM)

3 Wall Street analysts have issued ratings and price targets for HealthStream in the last 12 months. Their average twelve-month price target is $25.00, suggesting that the stock has a possible upside of 15.10%. The high price target for HSTM is $25.00 and the low price target for HSTM is $25.00. There are currently 3 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus rating of “Hold.”

HealthStream has received a consensus rating of Hold. The company’s average rating score is 2.00, and is based on no buy ratings, 3 hold ratings, and no sell ratings. According to analysts’ consensus price target of $25.00, HealthStream has a potential upside of 15.1% from its current price of $21.72. HealthStream has only been the subject of 2 research reports in the past 90 days.

Dividend Strength: HealthStream (NASDAQ:HSTM)

HealthStream does not currently pay a dividend. HealthStream does not have a long track record of dividend growth.

Insiders buying/selling: HealthStream (NASDAQ:HSTM)

In the past three months, HealthStream insiders have not sold or bought any company stock. Only 20.40% of the stock of HealthStream is held by insiders. 73.86% of the stock of HealthStream is held by institutions. High institutional ownership can be a signal of strong market trust in this company.

Earnings and Valuation of HealthStream (NASDAQ:HSTM

Earnings for HealthStream are expected to decrease by -25.00% in the coming year, from $0.16 to $0.12 per share. The P/E ratio of HealthStream is 42.59, which means that it is trading at a more expensive P/E ratio than the market average P/E ratio of about 15.73. The P/E ratio of HealthStream is 42.59, which means that it is trading at a less expensive P/E ratio than the Computer and Technology sector average P/E ratio of about 42.73. HealthStream has a PEG Ratio of 11.08. PEG Ratios above 1 indicate that a company could be overvalued. HealthStream has a P/B Ratio of 2.08. P/B Ratios below 3 indicates that a company is reasonably valued with respect to its assets and liabilities.

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