Analyst Ratings for Communications Sales & Leasing Inc (CSAL)

Updated: 2017-02-14

Shares of Communications Sales & Leasing Inc (NASDAQ:CSAL) have received a consensus rating of Buy from Wall Street analysts. About 30 days ago, CSAL was issued an average rating of Buy.

A buy rating was issued by 7 analysts, 0 gave an overweight rating, 1 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Today, there are 0 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for CSAL. The most optimistic price target was 35, implying potential capital gains of 30.69 percent. The lowest price target was 26, implying potential capital losses of -2.91 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes -104.69 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 -50 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -53.44 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of CSAL's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 4816.94 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. 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 CSAL is 0.11.

CSAL has a 52-week high of 32.73 and a 52-week low of 15.13. Today's price is 77 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 18.18 percent. CSAL has a price/earnings ratio of 531.03. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The CSAL value stock report compares CSAL to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of CSAL is $4.19 billion. CSAL will post this quarters earnings in -939 days, on 2017-02-23.