Analyst Ratings for Blackbaud Inc. (BLKB)

Updated: 2017-07-26

An average rating of Overweight has been given to Blackbaud Inc. (NASDAQ:BLKB) by analysts covering the stock. About 30 days ago, BLKB was issued an average rating of Overweight.

11 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 4 gave BLKB a buy rating, 1 gave an overweight rating, 5 issued a hold rating, 1 issued an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an decrease of 1 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

A number of analysts gave price targets for BLKB. The maximum price target given was 104, implying a possible profit of 12.04 percent. The lowest price target was 70, which equates to a potential downside of -24.59 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. That number becomes -3.46 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -1.21 percent in FY estimates.

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 made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

BLKB has an estimated earnings growth rate of 67.84 percent as forecasted by analysts. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. BLKB has a PEG ratio of 1.43.

BLKB has a 52-week high of 93.03 and a 52-week low of 55.88. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 66.11 percent, and 0.23 percent below the high. BLKB has a price/earnings ratio of 96.69. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The BLKB value stock report compares BLKB to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $4.45 billion. BLKB will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.