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 highest price target was 53, implying a possible profit of 41.07 percent. The minimum price target given was 35, implying a possible loss 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.

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. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -2.34 percent.

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, while 1 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's 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. People on Wall Street often look at a company's 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. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers 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. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 25.23 percent, and 23.78 percent below the 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 stock has a market capitalization of $1.76 billion. CORE will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.