Brokerage Firm Rating Update on Envision Healthcare Holdings (EVHC)

Envision Healthcare Holdings (EVHC) : The consensus on Envision Healthcare Holdings (EVHC) based on 12 analyst recommendation on the company stock is 1.67, which is interpreted as a Buy recommendation. Zacks Investment Research has issued a rank of 3 which endorses a Hold on the stock. However, 8 brokers have a differing view as they consider the stock to be a Strong Buy at current levels. 4 experts consider that the stocks earnings and the quoted price is in harmony, hence, they give it a Hold rating.

Envision Healthcare Holdings (EVHC) : 8 investment research analysts covering Envision Healthcare Holdings (EVHC) have an average price target of $31 for the near short term. The highest target price given by the Brokerage Firm to the stock is $36 and the lowest target is $27 for the short term. Analysts expect the variance to be within $2.62 of the average price.


For the current week, the company shares have a recommendation consensus of Buy. Also, In a research note released to the investors, Jefferies maintains its rating on Envision Healthcare Holdings (NYSE:EVHC).The analysts at the brokerage house have a current rating of Buy on the shares. In a recent information released to the investors, Jefferies lowers the new price target from $35 per share to $32 per share. The rating by the firm was issued on August 4, 2016.

Envision Healthcare Holdings (NYSE:EVHC): The stock opened at $21.96 and touched an intraday high of $22.41 on Wednesday. During the day, the stock corrected to an intraday low of $21.78, however, the bulls stepped in and pushed the price higher to close in the green at $22.32 with a gain of 1.87% for the day. The total traded volume for the day was 1,929,905. The stock had closed at $21.91 in the previous trading session.

Envision Healthcare Holdings, Inc. is a holding company. The Company provides physician-led, outsourced medical services in the United States. The Company operates in two segments: EmCare Holdings, Inc. (EmCare) in the facility-based and post-acute care physician service business and American Medical Response, Inc. (AMR) in the healthcare transportation service business. EmCare provides integrated facility-based physician services for emergency departments, anesthesiology, hospitalist or inpatient, radiology, teleradiology and surgery programs. EmCare also offers physician-led care management solutions outside the hospital. AMR provides a range of healthcare transportation services from basic patient transit to the emergency care and pre-hospital assistance. In addition, AMR operates emergency (911) call and response service. It offers contracted medical staffing, and provides telephone triage, transportation dispatch and demand management services. It brands include EmCare and AMR.

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