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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for CSAL. The highest price target was 35, implying potential capital gains of 30.69 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 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. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -104.69 percent. 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. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of CSAL to grow at a rate of 4816.94 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, 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, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. CSAL has a PEG ratio of 0.11.

In the trailing 52-weeks, CSAL hit 32.73 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 15.13. Currently the stock is 77 percent higher than its low, and 18.18 percent below the high. 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 -821 days, on 2017-02-23.