Analyst Ratings for Credit Acceptance Corp. (CACC)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Analysts covering Credit Acceptance Corp. (NASDAQ:CACC) have given it a consensus rating of Underweight. A consensus rating of Underweight was previously issued for CACC last month.

0 analysts declared CACC a buy, 0 gave an overweight rating, 4 issued a hold rating, 1 gave an underweight rating, and 5 gave a sell rating. Today, there are 0 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has decreased by 1.

CACC was given price targets by several analysts. The highest price target was 229, implying a possible profit of -8.03 percent. The lowest price target was 170, implying potential capital losses of -31.72 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0.11 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 3.46 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0.32 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 2.24 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 1 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 1 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of CACC to grow at a rate of 11.99 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of CACC is 1.19.

In the last 52-weeks, CACC has achieved a high of 264.43 and a low of 160.63. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 55.01 percent, and 5.84 percent below the high. CACC has a P/E ratio of 14.29. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The CACC value stock report compares CACC to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $4.83 billion. CACC is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.