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Stock Research Report for AGP as of 7/27/11 - Chaikin Power Tools


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Stock Research Report for AGP as of 7/27/11 - Chaikin Power Tools

  1. 1. Amerigroup Corp (AGP) Price: $71.46 Industry: Medical Care Chaikin Power Gauge Report | Generated: Wed Jul 27 11:30 EDT 2011 AGP Amerigroup Corp $71.46 Power Gauge Rating AGP - Neutral TM The Chaikin Power Gauge Rating for AGP is neutral with very attractive financial metrics, very strong earnings performance, very bullish price/volume activity and very positive expert opinions. Financial Metrics AGPs financial metrics are excellent due to a high return on equity. Earnings Performance AGPs financial metrics are excellent due to a high price to book value ratio. Price/Volume Activity Despite these bullish factors, Chaikin Power Tools has identified a negative trend resulting in a neutral rating. Expert Opinions News Sentiment Rating No News Stories AGP Amerigroup Co.. N/A News Sentiment :No News Story Power Trend - 5 Year Chart The Power Gauge distills a 20 factor model into a concise picture of a stocks potential. High Potential Neutral Low PotentialI want to receive special offers about trading stocks with your brokerage partner, optionsXpress. Click here
  2. 2. Financials & Earnings Financial Metrics Financial Metrics Rating LT Debt/Equity Ratio Very Bullish Price to Book Value AGPs financial metrics are excellent. The company yields a high return on shareholders equity and has high revenue per share. Return on Equity The rank is based on a high price to book value ratio, high return on equity, low price to sales ratio and relatively high cash flow. Price to Sales Ratio Business Value Assets and Liabilities Valuation Returns Ratio TTM Ratio TTM Ratio TTM Current Ratio 1.22 Price/Book 3.04 Return on Invest 21.8% LT Debt/Equity 0.21 Price/Sales 0.61 Return on Equity 26.5% Earnings Performance Earnings Performance Rating Earnings Growth Very Bullish Earnings Surprise AGPs earnings performance has been very strong. The company has a history of strong earnings growth and has outperformed analysts earnings estimates. Earnings Trend The rank is based on high earnings growth over the past 3-5 years, better than expected earnings in recent quarters, an upward trend in earnings this year, a Projected P/E Ratio relatively high projected P/E ratio and consistent earnings over the past 5 years. Earnings Consistency 5 Year Revenue and Earnings Growth EPS Estimates 12/06 12/07 12/08 12/09 12/10 Factor Actual EPS Prev EST EPS Current Change Revenue(M) 2,835.09 3,945.53 4,516.01 5,188.07 5,806.30 Quarterly EPS $1.68 $1.10 -0.58 Rev % Growth 21.68% 39.17% 14.46% 14.88% 11.92% Yearly EPS $5.40 $4.47 -0.93 EPS $2.02 $2.16 $-0.96 $2.85 $5.40 Factor Actual EPS Growth Est EPS Growth Change EPS % Growth 98.04% 6.93% -144.44% 396.88% 89.47% 3-5 year EPS 20.42% 15.00% -5.42 EPS Surprise EPS Quarterly Results Estimate Actual Difference % Difference FY Qtr 1 Qtr 2 Qtr 3 Qtr 4 Total Latest Qtr $0.84 $1.37 $0.53 63.10 12/09 $0.69 $0.94 $0.43 $0.79 $2.85 1 Qtr Ago $1.12 $1.59 $0.47 41.96 12/10 $0.82 $1.31 $1.68 $1.59 $5.40 2 Qtr Ago $0.81 $1.68 $0.87 107.41 12/11 $1.37 - - - - 3 Qtr Ago $0.62 $1.31 $0.69 111.29 Fiscal Year End Month is December. I want to receive special offers about trading stocks with your brokerage partner, optionsXpress. Click here
  3. 3. Price Trend & Expert Opinions Price/Volume Activity Price/Volume Activity Rating Relative Strength vs Market Very Bullish Chaikin Money Flow Price and volume activity for AGP is very bullish. AGP has outperformed the S&P 500 over 26 weeks and has a rising price trend. Price Trend The rank for AGP is based on its price strength versus the market, positive Price Trend ROC Chaikin money flow, a positive Chaikin price trend, a negative Chaikin price trend ROC and an increasing volume trend. Volume Trend Relative Strength vs S&P500 Index Chaikin Money Flow Chart shows whether AGP is performing better or worse than the market. Chaikin Money Flow analyzes supply and demand for a companys stock. Price Activity Price Activity Volume Activity Factor Value Factor Value Factor Value 52 Week High 74.87 % Change Price - 4 Weeks 11.02% Average Volume 20 Days 1,454,540 52 Week Low 31.29 % Change Price - 24 Weeks 35.93% Average Volume 90 Days 968,391 % Change YTD Rel S&P 500 54.80% % Change Price - 4 Wks Rel to S&P 5.73% Chaikin Money Flow Persistency 65% % Change Price - 24 Wks Rel to S&P 33.78% Expert Opinions Expert Opinions Earnings Estimate Revisions Very Bullish Short Interest Expert opinions about AGP are very positive. Analysts are raising their EPS estimates for AGP and insiders are net buyers of AGPs stock. Insider Activity The rank for AGP is based on analysts revising earnings estimates upward, a high short interest ratio, insiders purchasing stock, optimistic analyst opinions and Analyst Opinions price strength of the stock versus the Medical Care industry group. Relative Strength vs Industry Earnings Estimate Revisions Analyst Recommendations EPS Estimates Revision Summary Current 7 Days Ago % Change Factor Value Last Week Last 4 Weeks Current Qtr 1.10 1.09 +0.92% Mean this Week Buy Up Down Up Down Next Qtr 1.10 1.10 0.00% Mean Last Week Buy Curr Qtr 1 0 4 0 Curr Yr 1 0 4 0 Current 30 Days Ago % Change Change 0.00 Next Qtr 0 0 2 0 Current FY 4.46 4.43 0.03 Mean 5 Weeks Ago Buy Next Yr 0 1 3 1 I want to receive special offers about trading stocks with your brokerage partner, optionsXpress. Click here
  4. 4. The Company & Its Competitors AGPs Competitors in Medical Care News Headlines for AGP Company Power Historic EPS Projected EPS Profit Margin PEG PE Revenue(M) BRIEF: Two more Amerigroup Corp. directors Gauge growth growth sell shares - Dec 2, 2010 AGP 20.42% 15.00% 5.05% 1.07 12.01 5,806 BRIEF: Amerigroup executive sells 2,700 shares UNH 55.70% 12.12% 5.01% 0.97 11.49 94,155 - Nov 30, 2010 CVH 13.07% 9.97% 3.83% 1.22 9.33 11,588 MHS 11.82% 14.00% 2.12% 1.13 17.36 65,968 AET 8.91% 10.25% 5.26% 0.95 10.79 34,246 HNT 3.05% 10.00% 0.58% 0.99 11.08 13,620 HUM 19.49% 8.00% 3.34% 1.40 10.81 33,868 WLP 6.06% 10.67% 5.03% 0.97 10.38 58,802 Company Details Company Profile AMERIGROUP CORP Amerigroup Corporation is a multi-state managed healthcare company focused on 4425 CORPORATION LANE serving people who receive healthcare benefits through state-sponsored programs, SUITE 100 including Medicaid, Childrens Health Insurance Program, or CHIP, and Family Care. VIRGINIA BEACH, VA 23462 CHIP programs provide healthcare coverage to children not otherwise covered by USA Medicaid or other insurance programs. Family Care extends coverage to uninsured Phone: 7574906900 adults and parents of CHIP or Medicaid-eligible children. Fax: 757-518-3600 Website: http:// m Full Time Employees: 4,500 Sector: Medical Power Gauge Ratings are created using a relative ranking system that assigns a rank of 0 to 100 (100 being the highest) to each stock in the universe. Rank is calculated by evaluating each of the stocks factors and combining them into a single number using a weighting formula. A stocks rank ranges from 100-0, where 100 is the strongest, and a rank of 95 indicates the stock is better than 95% of the stocks in the universe. Chaikin Stock Research(CSR) is not registered as a securities broker dealer or investment advisor with either the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission or with any state securities regulatory authority. CSR is not responsible for trades executed by users of this research report, our web site or mobile app based on the information included herein. The information presented in this report does not represent a recommendation to buy or sell stocks or any financial instrument nor is it intended as an endorsement of any security or investment. The information in this report is generic by nature and is not personalized to the specific financial situation of any individual. The user bears complete responsibility for their own investment research and should seek the advice of a qualified investment professional before making any investment decisions. Copyright (c) 1978-(Present) by ZACKS Investment Research, Inc ("ZACKS"). The information, data, analyses and opinions contained herein (1) includes the confidential and proprietary information of ZACKS, (2) may not be copied or redistributed, for any purpose, (3) does not constitute investment advice offered by ZACKS, (4) are provided solely for informational purposes, and (5) are not warranted or represented to be correct, complete, accurate or timely. ZACKS shall not be responsible for investment decisions, damages or other losses resulting from, or related to, use of this information, data, analyses or opinions. Past performance is no guarantee of future performance. ZACKS is not affiliated with Chaikin Power Tools. This report from Chaikin Power Tools is for informational purposes only and is not a recommendation to buy or sell securities. LM 2.3 DS 3.0 LS 2.1 Data Provided by ZACKS Investment Research, Inc., Special offers to trade stocks from optionsXpress: