Vanguard Health Systems Inc. Hits New 52-Week High at $21.00 (VHS)
Vanguard Health Systems (NYSE:VHS)’s share price reached a new 52-week high during trading on Monday, American Banking News reports. The stock traded as high as $21.00 and last traded at $21.00, with a volume of 164,041 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at $20.98.
A number of analysts have recently weighed in on VHS shares. Analysts at TheStreet upgraded shares of Vanguard Health Systems (NYSE:VHS) from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note to investors on Wednesday, September 4th. Finally, analysts at RBC Capital downgraded shares of Vanguard Health Systems (NYSE:VHS) from an “outperform” rating to a “sector perform” rating in a research note to investors on Thursday, August 22nd. They now have a $16.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $21.00. Twelve research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Vanguard Health Systems has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $18.05.
Vanguard Health Systems has a 52-week low of $7.84 and a 52-week high of $21.00. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $20.91 and its 200-day moving average is $17.36. The company has a market cap of $1.637 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 27.94.
Vanguard Health Systems (NYSE:VHS) last released its earnings data on Monday, August 19th. The company reported $0.18 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting the analysts’ consensus estimate of $0.18. The company had revenue of $1.52 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.53 billion. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.24 earnings per share. Vanguard Health Systems’s revenue was up 4.3% compared to the same quarter last year. Analysts expect that Vanguard Health Systems will post $0.77 EPS for the current fiscal year.
Vanguard Health Systems, Inc (NYSE:VHS) is an operator of healthcare delivery networks with presence in various urban and suburban markets.
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