Analyst Ratings for CDW Corp. (CDW)

Updated: 2017-07-29

CDW Corp. (NASDAQ:CDW) was awarded an average rating of Overweight from investment analysts following the stock. CDW had previously received a consensus rating of Overweight a month ago.

Of the 13 analysts covering the stock, 7 gave it a buy rating, 2 gave an overweight rating, 4 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has decreased by 1. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for CDW. The highest price target was 71, which equates to a potential upside of 12.04 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 49, implying a possible loss of -22.68 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -0.48 percent. That number becomes -0.48 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -0.41 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -0.01 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 2 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 2 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of CDW to grow at a rate of 47.14 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. 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. 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. The PEG ratio of CDW is 0.55.

CDW has traded between a high of 66.33 and a low of 40.56 over the past year. Today's price is 56.24 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 4.46 percent. CDW has a P/E ratio of 25.97. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The CDW value stock report compares CDW to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of CDW is $9.95 billion. CDW is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.