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.

BMCH was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 26, implying a possible profit of 18.45 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 22, implying a possible loss of 0.23 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

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. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -0.4 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -5.26 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of BMCH to grow at a rate of 100.69 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of BMCH is 0.35.

BMCH has traded between a high of 23.90 and a low of 15.45 over the past year. Currently the stock is 42.07 percent higher than its 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 stock has a market capitalization of $1.47 billion. BMCH will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.