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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for BLKB. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 104, implying a possible profit of 12.04 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 70, implying a possible loss of -24.59 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change 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. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. 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. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of BLKB's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 67.84 percent. 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, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of BLKB is 1.43.

BLKB has a 52-week high of 93.03 and a 52-week low of 55.88. Today's price is 66.11 percent above the 52-week low, 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 market cap of BLKB is $4.45 billion. BLKB's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.