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.

CSGP was given price targets by several analysts. The maximum price target given 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.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -3.19 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -0.14 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 2.28 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 2 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of CSGP to grow at a rate of 29.08 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. 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. The PEG ratio of CSGP is 3.46.

CSGP has a 52-week high of 282.97 and a 52-week low of 179.22. Currently the stock is 57.33 percent higher than its low, and 0.36 percent below the 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 market cap of CSGP is $9.23 billion. CSGP will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.