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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for BMCH. The maximum price target given was 26, implying a possible profit of 18.45 percent. The lowest price target was 22, implying a possible loss of 0.23 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

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. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -0.4 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -5.26 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of BMCH to grow at a rate of 100.69 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. BMCH has a PEG ratio of 0.35.

BMCH has a 52-week high of 23.90 and a 52-week low of 15.45. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 42.07 percent, 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's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.