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.

Several price targets were given for CACC by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 229, which equates to a potential upside of -8.03 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 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. That number becomes 3.46 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. 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.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 1 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, 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, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of CACC to grow at a rate of 11.99 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at 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. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. CACC has a PEG ratio of 1.19.

In the trailing 52-weeks, CACC hit 264.43 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 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 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 market cap of CACC is $4.83 billion. CACC is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.