Is This Stock a Screaming Buy: Providence Service Corp. (NASDAQ:PRSC)

Equity Research firms currently have a positive stance on shares of Providence Service Corp. (NASDAQ:PRSC). The majority of analysts covering the equity have a consensus Strong Buy recommendation on the stock, yielding a score of 1.50. This is based on the research brokerage reports taken into consideration by Thomson Reuters. Those same analysts are projecting that the stock will reach $63.50 on a short term basis.

At the time of writing, the stock was trading at $48.63. This represents a change from the opening price of -0.25%. In terms of performance, year to date, the stock is 4.09%. The monthly stock performance comes in at 2.22%. For the quarter, shares are performing at 3.37%. Weekly performance analysis shows the equity at 2.28%.

In taking a look at technical levels, shares are trading 4.02% away from the 50 day simple moving average and 2.40% away from the 200 day simple moving average. Based on a recent bid, the stock is trading -14.56% away from it’s 52- week high and 15.70% away from its 52 week low. After the recent moves, investors may also look to see if the stock has entered oversold or overbought territory and could be ripe for a bounce. As of writing, Providence Service Corp.’s RSI stands at 57.48. In looking at volatility levels, the shares saw weekly volatility of 2.58% and 1.92% over the past month.

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