Analyst Ratings for CBOE Holdings Inc. (CBOE)

Updated: 2017-07-29

Analysts covering CBOE Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:CBOE) have given it a consensus rating of Overweight. CBOE had previously received a consensus rating of Overweight a month ago.

A buy rating was issued by 6 analysts, 0 issued an overweight rating, 7 gave a hold rating, 1 gave an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an decrease of 2 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for CBOE. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 102, implying potential capital gains of 9.1 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 85, which equates to a potential downside of -9.08 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0.59 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 8.88 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0.3 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 9.38 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 3 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 3 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 5 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 3 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of CBOE's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 84.44 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of CBOE is 0.61.

CBOE has a 52-week high of 94.59 and a 52-week low of 61.58. Today's price is 51.82 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 1.16 percent. CBOE has a P/E ratio of 51.09. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The CBOE value stock report compares CBOE to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $10.47 billion. CBOE is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.