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.

Several price targets were given for CSAL by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 35, which equates to a potential upside of 30.69 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 26, implying a possible loss of -2.91 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.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -104.69 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -50 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -53.44 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

CSAL has an estimated earnings growth rate of 4816.94 percent as forecasted by analysts. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. 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. CSAL has a PEG ratio of 0.11.

CSAL has a 52-week high of 32.73 and a 52-week low of 15.13. Currently the stock is 77 percent higher than its low, and 18.18 percent lower than its 52-week high. CSAL has a P/E 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 -692 days, on 2017-02-23.