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.

Investment analysts gave a few 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 most pessimistic price target was 42, implying potential capital losses 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. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -0.2 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 0 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

CSGS has an estimated earnings growth rate of 10.38 percent as forecasted by analysts. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. 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. Today's price is 17.78 percent above the 52-week low, and 18.6 percent lower than its 52-week high. CSGS has a price/earnings 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's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.