Select Medical Holdings Corporation (SEM) : Analyst Rating Update

Select Medical Holdings Corporation (SEM) : The consensus on Select Medical Holdings Corporation (SEM) based on 6 analyst recommendation on the company stock is 3, which is interpreted as a Hold recommendation. Zacks Investment Research has issued a rank of 1 which endorses a Strong Buy on the stock. However, 1 brokers have a differing view as they consider the stock to be a Strong Buy at current levels. 1 analyst believes that the stock is a Buy, which can produce decent returns in the future. 2 experts consider that the stocks earnings and the quoted price is in harmony, hence, they give it a Hold rating. 1 analyst sees the stock overvalued at current levels and advises a Strong Sell on the stock. 1 analyst also believes that the downside risk to the stock is higher and suggests a Sell on Select Medical Holdings Corporation (SEM).

Select Medical Holdings Corporation (SEM) : 4 Wall Street analysts covering Select Medical Holdings Corporation (SEM) believe that the average level the stock could reach for the short term is $13.63. The maximum price target given is $17 and the minimum target for short term is around $10, hence the standard deviation is calculated at $3.2.

Select Medical Holdings Corporation (NYSE:SEM): During Wednesdays trading session, Bulls were in full control of the stock right from the opening. The stock opened at $10.26 and $10.08 proved to be the low of the day. Continuous buying at higher levels pushed the stock towards an intraday high of $10.48. The buying momentum continued till the end and the stock did not give up its gains. It closed at $10.39, notching a gain of 0.29% for the day. The total traded volume was 808,641 . The stock had closed at $10.36 on the previous day.

The company shares have dropped -34.14% from its 1 Year high price. On Jul 10, 2015, the shares registered one year high at $16.16 and the one year low was seen on Feb 11, 2016. The 50-Day Moving Average price is $11.87 and the 200 Day Moving Average price is recorded at $11.21.

Select Medical Holdings Corporation is an operator of both specialty hospitals and outpatient rehabilitation clinics in the United States based on number of facilities. The Company operates in two business segments: specialty hospital segment and outpatient rehabilitation segment. The Company specialty hospital segment consists of hospitals designed to serve the needs of long term stay acute care patients and hospitals designed to serve patients who require intensive inpatient medical rehabilitation care. The Company outpatient rehabilitation segment consists of clinics and contract therapy locations that provide physical, occupational and speech rehabilitation services. The Company also provides medical rehabilitation services on a contract basis at nursing homes, hospitals, assisted living and senior care centers, schools and worksites. As of December 31, 2014, the Company had operations in 41 states and the District of Columbia.

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