American Renal Associates Holdings, Inc (ARA) Buy or Sell Stock Guide

Last updated: Sep 23, '17

The analysis below may be helpful to you if you have any of the following questions about ARA stock:

  • Is ARA a buy or a sell?
  • Should I sell or hold ARA stock today?
  • Is ARA a good buy / a good investment?
  • What are ARA analyst opinions, recommendations, ratings?

Here are ARA stock buy reasons/signals:

1. ARA stock price ($14.27) is close to the 52-week low ($13.68). Perhaps now is a good time to buy?

2. ARA Price/Sales ratio is 0.59, and it’s low compared to its industry peers’ P/S ratios.

3. ARA PEG ratio (P/E adjusted for growth) is 1.28, and it’s low compared to its industry peers’ PEG ratios.

4. ARA average analyst rating is Buy.

5. ARA average analyst price target ($20.50) is above its current price ($14.27).

Here are ARA stock sell reasons/signals:

1. ARA quarterly revenue growth was 0.20%, lower than the industry and sector average revenue growth (1.55% and 1.55%, respectively).

2. ARA profitability is declining. The YoY profit margin change was -2.94pp.

3. ARA forward P/E ratio is 20.15, and it’s high compared to its industry peers’ P/E ratios.

4. ARA short share of float is 27.93%. The stock is much more frequently shorted than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock.

5. ARA short interest (days to cover the shorts) ratio is 8.86. The stock garners more short interest than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock.

What are your thoughts on ARA?

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