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 maximum price target given was 102, implying potential capital gains of 9.1 percent. The lowest price target was 85, implying a possible loss of -9.08 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 0.59 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 8.88 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0.3 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 9.38 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 3 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 3 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 5 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 3 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of CBOE to grow at a rate of 84.44 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. CBOE has a PEG ratio of 0.61.

CBOE has traded between a high of 94.59 and a low of 61.58 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 51.82 percent, and 1.16 percent lower than its 52-week high. 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.