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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for CACC. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 229, which equates to a potential upside 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.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0.11 percent on average, compared to last month. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 3.46 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0.32 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 2.24 percent in FY estimates.

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, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 1 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

CACC has an estimated earnings growth rate of 11.99 percent as forecasted by analysts. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of CACC is 1.19.

CACC has a 52-week high of 264.43 and a 52-week low of 160.63. Currently the stock is 55.01 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 5.84 percent. 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.