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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for CSGS. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 47, which equates to a potential upside of 12.47 percent. The lowest price target was 42, which equates to a potential downside of 0.5 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 0 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -0.2 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 0 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of CSGS to grow at a rate of 10.38 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, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. CSGS has a PEG ratio of 2.14.

In the last 52-weeks, CSGS has achieved a high of 51.34 and a low of 35.48. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 17.78 percent, and below the high by 18.6 percent. 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 market cap of CSGS is $1.42 billion. CSGS is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.