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, which equates to a potential upside of 30.69 percent. The minimum price target given 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. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -50 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -53.44 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. 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. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. CSAL has a PEG ratio of 0.11.

In the last 52-weeks, CSAL has achieved a high of 32.73 and a low of 15.13. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 77 percent, and 18.18 percent below the 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 -635 days, on 2017-02-23.