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HealthStream, Inc is a health information services business based in the US. HealthStream shares (HSTM) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. HealthStream employs 1,037 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD0.00.
|52-week range||USD$17.95 - USD$26.6261|
|50-day moving average||USD$22.8826|
|200-day moving average||USD$21.8921|
|Wall St. target price||USD$24|
|Dividend yield||USD$1 (4.49%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||USD$0.44|
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Valuing HealthStream stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of HealthStream's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
HealthStream's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 51x. In other words, HealthStream shares trade at around 51x recent earnings.
That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.
HealthStream's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 19.4667. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into HealthStream's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
HealthStream's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$35 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a HealthStream's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||USD$244.8 million|
|Operating margin TTM||7.16%|
|Gross profit TTM||USD$155.5 million|
|Return on assets TTM||2.21%|
|Return on equity TTM||4.19%|
|Market capitalisation||USD$709.9 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
There are currently 1.5 million HealthStream shares held short by investors – that's known as HealthStream's "short interest". This figure is 6.3% down from 1.6 million last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting HealthStream shares can be evaluated.
HealthStream's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of HealthStream shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of HealthStream shares traded daily (recently around 128036.45401823). HealthStream's SIR currently stands at 12.07. In other words for every 100,000 HealthStream shares traded daily on the market, roughly 12070 shares are currently held short.
However HealthStream's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of HealthStream shares, or, against the total number of tradable HealthStream shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case HealthStream's short interest could be expressed as 0.05% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 HealthStream shares in existence, roughly 50 shares are currently held short) or 0.0741% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable HealthStream shares, roughly 74 shares are currently held short).
A SIR above 10% would generally be considered pretty high, pointing to a potentially pessimistic outlook for the share price and a discouraging interest in betting against HealthStream.
Find out more about how you can short HealthStream stock.
We're not expecting HealthStream to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
Over the last 12 months, HealthStream's shares have ranged in value from as little as $17.95 up to $26.6261. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while HealthStream's is 0.2901. This would suggest that HealthStream's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
HealthStream, Inc. provides workforce and provider solutions for healthcare organizations in the United States. It operates through two segments, Workforce Solutions and Provider Solutions. The company offers workforce solutions, including software-as-a-service (SaaS) based services and subscription-based solutions to meet the range of its clinical development, talent management, training, certification, scheduling, competency assessment, performance appraisal, and other needs, as well as implementation and account management services. It also provides applications for learning, compensation management, succession planning, competency management, disclosure management, simulation-based education, quality management, and industry training. In addition, the company offers VerityStream that delivers enterprise-class solutions to transform the healthcare provider experience for ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care facilities, clinics, medical groups, and other healthcare organizations; EchoCredentialing and MSOW platforms that manage medical staff credentialing, enrollment, and privileging processes for hospitals; and EchoOneApp, a provider enrollment platform for medical groups. Further, it provides CredentialMyDoc, a credentialing and enrollment SaaS solution for medical groups and surgery centers; CredentialStream, a SaaS-based provider credentialing, privileging, and enrollment solution; and NurseGrid Mobile for nurse managers.
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