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How to buy Computer Programs and Systems (CPSI) stocks in Canada

Learn how to easily invest in Computer Programs and Systems stocks.

Computer Programs and Systems is a health information services business based in the US. Computer Programs and Systems stocks (CPSI.US) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $31.52 – a decrease of 5.41% over the previous week. Computer Programs and Systems employs 2,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $273.5 million.

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Computer Programs and Systems stock price (NASDAQ:CPSI)

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Computer Programs and Systems shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-01-18.
Latest market close$27.60
52-week range$27.95 - $37.62
50-day moving average $30.32
200-day moving average $32.59
Wall St. target price$35.38
PE ratio 26.5032
Dividend yield $0 (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $1.10

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Is it a good time to buy Computer Programs and Systems stock?

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Computer Programs and Systems price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $27.6 from 2022-01-21

1 week (2022-01-14) -5.41%
1 month (2021-12-23) -5.64%
3 months (2021-10-22) -23.18%
6 months (2021-07-23) -10.97%
1 year (2021-01-22) -10.19%
2 years (2020-01-24) 5.34%
3 years (2019-01-24) 1.43%
5 years (2017-01-24) 21.32%

Is Computer Programs and Systems under- or over-valued?

Valuing Computer Programs and Systems stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Computer Programs and Systems's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Computer Programs and Systems's P/E ratio

Computer Programs and Systems's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 27x. In other words, Computer Programs and Systems shares trade at around 27x recent earnings.

That's comparable to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29).

Computer Programs and Systems's PEG ratio

Computer Programs and Systems's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.88. 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 Computer Programs and Systems's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Computer Programs and Systems's EBITDA

Computer Programs and Systems's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $41.6 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Computer Programs and Systems's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Computer Programs and Systems financials

Revenue TTM $273.5 million
Operating margin TTM 9.71%
Gross profit TTM $136.2 million
Return on assets TTM 4.61%
Return on equity TTM 7.84%
Profit margin 5.91%
Book value $15.07
Market capitalisation $427.4 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Computer Programs and Systems share dividends

We're not expecting Computer Programs and Systems to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Computer Programs and Systems share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Computer Programs and Systems's shares have ranged in value from as little as $27.95 up to $37.62. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

CPSI.US volatility(beta: 0.73)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Computer Programs and Systems's is 0.7278. This would suggest that Computer Programs and Systems's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Computer Programs and Systems overview

Computer Programs and Systems, Inc. provides healthcare information technology solutions and services in the United States and the Caribbean nation of St. Maarten. Its software systems include patient management software that enables a hospital to identify a patient at various points in the healthcare delivery system, as well as to collect and maintain patient information throughout the process of patient care; and financial accounting software, which offers business office applications to track and coordinate information needed for managerial decision-making. The company also provides clinical software that automates record keeping and reporting for various clinical functions, including laboratory, radiology, physical therapy, respiratory care, and pharmacy; patient care applications; and enterprise applications that support its products for use in various areas of the hospital. In addition, it offers Centriq, an intuitive user interface to centralize data from various care areas that provide the end user with a tool to view past and present patient information. Further, the company provides software solutions that promote data-driven clinical and financial outcomes for customers in the post-acute care industry; software application support, hardware maintenance, and education and related services; post-acute care support and maintenance services; revenue cycle management products and services, consulting and business management services, and managed information technology services; patient engagement and empowerment technology solutions; and system implementation and training services.

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