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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for CORE. The most optimistic price target was 53, which equates to a potential upside of 41.07 percent. The lowest price target was 35, implying a possible loss of -6.84 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -1.47 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -23.76 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. 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. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 1 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 1 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of CORE's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 31.74 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. 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. CORE has a PEG ratio of 1.08.

In the last 52-weeks, CORE has achieved a high of 49.29 and a low of 30.00. Currently the stock is 25.23 percent higher than its low, and 23.78 percent lower than its 52-week high. 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.