Envision Healthcare Co. (NYSE:EVHC) – Analysts at Jefferies Group increased their FY2017 EPS estimates for shares of Envision Healthcare in a report issued on Wednesday. Jefferies Group analyst B. Tanquilut now anticipates that the company will post earnings of $2.52 per share for the year, up from their previous estimate of $2.48. Jefferies Group has a “Buy” rating and a $46.00 price objective on the stock. Jefferies Group also issued estimates for Envision Healthcare’s Q4 2017 earnings at $0.49 EPS.

EVHC has been the subject of a number of other reports. ValuEngine cut shares of Envision Healthcare from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Sunday, December 31st. Citigroup cut shares of Envision Healthcare from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $31.00 price objective for the company. in a research report on Thursday, November 2nd. Mizuho set a $57.00 price objective on shares of Envision Healthcare and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 31st. Cantor Fitzgerald reiterated a “hold” rating and set a $30.00 price objective on shares of Envision Healthcare in a research report on Tuesday, November 14th. Finally, SunTrust Banks set a $55.00 price objective on shares of Envision Healthcare and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Sunday, October 15th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have issued a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating to the company. Envision Healthcare presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $41.83.

Envision Healthcare (NYSE:EVHC) opened at $36.85 on Monday. The stock has a market cap of $4,454.76, a P/E ratio of -7.37, a P/E/G ratio of 0.95 and a beta of 0.58. Envision Healthcare has a 12-month low of $23.77 and a 12-month high of $73.00. The company has a current ratio of 3.01, a quick ratio of 3.00 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.89.

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the business. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. increased its position in Envision Healthcare by 1.5% in the 2nd quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. now owns 4,848 shares of the company’s stock valued at $304,000 after acquiring an additional 70 shares during the period. Phocas Financial Corp. increased its position in Envision Healthcare by 0.4% in the 2nd quarter. Phocas Financial Corp. now owns 101,263 shares of the company’s stock valued at $6,346,000 after acquiring an additional 427 shares during the period. State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System increased its position in Envision Healthcare by 0.9% in the 3rd quarter. State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System now owns 145,676 shares of the company’s stock valued at $6,548,000 after acquiring an additional 1,240 shares during the period. HighTower Advisors LLC increased its position in Envision Healthcare by 30.7% in the 2nd quarter. HighTower Advisors LLC now owns 5,936 shares of the company’s stock valued at $371,000 after acquiring an additional 1,395 shares during the period. Finally, M&T Bank Corp increased its position in Envision Healthcare by 33.6% in the 4th quarter. M&T Bank Corp now owns 6,818 shares of the company’s stock valued at $235,000 after acquiring an additional 1,716 shares during the period.

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About Envision Healthcare

Envision Healthcare Holdings, Inc, formerly CDRT Holding Corporation, is a holding company. The Company, through its subsidiary, provides physician-led medical services in the United States. It operates in two segments: EmCare Holdings, Inc (EmCare) and American Medical Response, Inc (AMR). Its EmCare segment is a provider of integrated facility-based and post-acute care physician services to healthcare facilities in the United States.

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