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Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Potential Takeover Candidate? (NYSE: SEM)

Shares of SEM traded higher by 0.79% or $0.075/share to $9.58. NYSE is trading at a price to book ratio of 1.5. The PEG is 0.86 suggesting that the shares are trading at an excellent value relative to firm's growth rate. The price to sales ratio came in at 0.46. Hence, the firm is extremely cheap relative to its top line sales figures. On average, 324031 shares of SEM exchange hands on a given day and today's volume is recorded at 424531. These financial metrics combined make this company seem undervalued. Value investors may have an eye on this one, especially if the stock gets cheaper.

Select Medical Holdings Corporation is an operator of both specialty hospitals and outpatient rehabilitation clinics in the United States.