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 highest price target was 53, implying potential capital gains of 41.07 percent. The minimum price target given was 35, which equates to a potential downside of -6.84 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.

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. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. 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 made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 1 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 1 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of CORE to grow at a rate of 31.74 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. 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's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.