Analyst Ratings for CoStar Group Inc. (CSGP)

Updated: 2017-07-26

An average rating of Buy has been given to CoStar Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CSGP) by analysts covering the stock. About 30 days ago, CSGP was issued an average rating of Buy.

Of the 10 analysts covering the stock, 9 gave it a buy rating, 0 gave an overweight rating, 1 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has decreased by 1. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

Several price targets were given for CSGP by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic price target was 325, which equates to a potential upside of 15.26 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 222, implying potential capital losses of -21.27 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. That number becomes -3.19 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 -0.14 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 2.28 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 2 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of CSGP to grow at a rate of 29.08 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, 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 CSGP is 3.46.

In the last 52-weeks, CSGP has achieved a high of 282.97 and a low of 179.22. Today's price is 57.33 percent above the 52-week low, and 0.36 percent lower than its 52-week high. CSGP has a P/E ratio of 100.75. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The CSGP value stock report compares CSGP to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $9.23 billion. CSGP's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.