Analyst Ratings for CSG Systems International Inc. (CSGS)

Updated: 2017-07-27

CSG Systems International Inc. (NASDAQ:CSGS) was awarded an average rating of Overweight from investment analysts following the stock. CSGS had previously received a consensus rating of Overweight a month ago.

A buy rating was issued by 2 analysts, 0 issued an overweight rating, 1 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Today, there are 1 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 CSGS by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 47, implying a possible profit of 12.47 percent. The lowest price target was 42, which equates to a potential downside of 0.5 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.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. That number becomes 0 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -0.2 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 0 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 made negative revisions. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of CSGS's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 10.38 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. 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. 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 CSGS is 2.14.

CSGS has traded between a high of 51.34 and a low of 35.48 over the past year. Currently the stock is 17.78 percent higher than its low, and 18.6 percent below the high. CSGS has a P/E ratio of 22.23. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The CSGS value stock report compares CSGS to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.42 billion. CSGS is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.