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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for CACC. The highest price target was 229, implying potential capital gains of -8.03 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 170, implying a possible loss of -31.72 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0.11 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 3.46 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0.32 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 2.24 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. Over the past month, 1 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. 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.

CACC has an estimated earnings growth rate of 11.99 percent as forecasted by analysts. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, 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, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. 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. Today's price is 55.01 percent above the 52-week low, and 5.84 percent lower than its 52-week high. CACC has a price/earnings 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.