Analyst Ratings for Core-Mark Holding Co. Inc. (CORE)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Shares of Core-Mark Holding Co. Inc. (NASDAQ:CORE) have received a consensus rating of Overweight from Wall Street analysts. About 30 days ago, CORE was issued an average rating of Overweight.

3 analysts declared CORE a buy, 1 gave an overweight rating, 1 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an increase of 1 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 CORE by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 53, implying a possible profit of 41.07 percent. The lowest price target was 35, which equates to a potential downside of -6.84 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -1.47 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -23.76 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -2.34 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 1 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 1 analysts decreased their estimates.

CORE has an estimated earnings growth rate of 31.74 percent as forecasted by analysts. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of CORE is 1.08.

CORE has a 52-week high of 49.29 and a 52-week low of 30.00. Currently the stock is 25.23 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 23.78 percent. CORE has a P/E ratio of 34.37. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The CORE value stock report compares CORE to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of CORE is $1.76 billion. CORE's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.