Analyst Ratings for BMC Stock Holdings Inc. (BMCH)

Updated: 2017-07-28

An average rating of Buy has been given to BMC Stock Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:BMCH) by analysts covering the stock. A consensus rating of Buy was previously issued for BMCH last month.

Of the 9 analysts covering the stock, 7 gave it a buy rating, 1 issued an overweight rating, 1 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased 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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for BMCH. The highest price target was 26, implying a possible profit of 18.45 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 22, implying a possible loss of 0.23 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.

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 -14.93 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 downwards by -0.4 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -5.26 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

BMCH has an estimated earnings growth rate of 100.69 percent as forecasted by analysts. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of BMCH is 0.35.

In the last 52-weeks, BMCH has achieved a high of 23.90 and a low of 15.45. Today's price is 42.07 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 8.16 percent. BMCH has a P/E ratio of 34.84. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The BMCH value stock report compares BMCH to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of BMCH is $1.47 billion. BMCH is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.