Analyst Ratings for ACI Worldwide Inc. (ACIW)

Updated: 2017-07-26

ACI Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ:ACIW) was awarded an average rating of Overweight from investment analysts following the stock. A consensus rating of Overweight was previously issued for ACIW last month.

2 analysts declared ACIW a buy, 1 gave an overweight rating, 2 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has decreased by 1. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for ACIW. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 28, which equates to a potential upside of 15.99 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 23, which equates to a potential downside of -4.72 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 10.56 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 10.6 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

ACIW has an estimated earnings growth rate of 46.23 percent as forecasted by analysts. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of ACIW is 1.63.

ACIW has a 52-week high of 24.57 and a 52-week low of 15.11. Today's price is 59.76 percent above the 52-week low, and 1.75 percent lower than its 52-week high. ACIW has a price/earnings ratio of 75.44. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The ACIW value stock report compares ACIW to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $2.88 billion. ACIW's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.