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.

Several price targets were given for CBOE by the analysts covering the stock. The highest price target was 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.

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, which can be compared to the 3 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 5 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 3 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

CBOE has an estimated earnings growth rate of 84.44 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of CBOE is 0.61.

CBOE has traded between a high of 94.59 and a low of 61.58 over the past year. Currently the stock is 51.82 percent higher than its low, and 1.16 percent lower than its 52-week high. CBOE has a price/earnings 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.