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Latest Change: HealthStream (NASDAQ: HSTM)


HealthStream is part of the application software industry and technology sector. The company CEO is Robert A. Frist. HealthStream Inc provides software-as-a-service-based workforce development solutions for healthcare organizations. Its segment includes Healthstream workforce solutions, Healthstream patient experience solutions, and Healthstream provider solutions.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The HSTM stock showed a previous change of 0.47% with an open at 27.39 and a close of 27.53. It reached an intraday high of 27.89 and a low of 27.35.

SeekingAlpha:  HealthStream, Inc. (HSTM) CEO Robert Frist on Q4 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript


The stock has a market cap of $890.0m with 32.3m shares outstanding, of which the float is 25.9m shares. Trading volume reached 99,694 shares compared to its average volume of 111,035 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is bad, highly speculative and an investor may want to avoid this stock.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, HealthStream shares returned 4.76% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 9.42%. Over three months, it changed 8.17%. In one year it has changed 10.21% and within that year its 52-week high was 31.86 and its 52-week low was 23.06. HSTM stock is 19.38% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 27.46 and a 50 day moving average of 25.89. Currently HSTM stock is trading 0.26% above its 200 day moving average and may be a good opportunity to buy.

SeekingAlpha:  HealthStream, Inc. (HSTM) CEO Robert Frist on Q4 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript


The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 1 that ended on 31st of December 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 27.53. Based on 3 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.05. The TTM EPS is 0.42, which comes to a TTM PE of 65.55. Historically, the PE high was 262.80 and the PE low was 27.53. If the stock reached its PE low, that would represent a price of 11.56, which is a decrease of -58.00%.

The following are the last four quarter reported earnings per share:
12-31-2018:  0.09
09-30-2018:  0.11
06-30-2018:  0.11
03-31-2018:  0.11

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 17.74, which means it may be overvalued by -55.20%

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 19.80% of insider ownership and 104.20% of institutional ownership. Short-interest is 0, which is 0.00% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 0.00.

The current calculated beta is 0.74

Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 10.41%, return on assets is 7.55%, profit margin is 13.91%, price-to-sales is 3.82 and price-to-book is 2.78.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 2  :Valuation Score
 3  :Past Performance Score
 6  :Financial Strength Score
 0  :Future Growth Score
 0  :Dividend Score
 2  :Overall Score

John Jones
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