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 highest price target was 47, which equates to a potential upside of 12.47 percent. The minimum price target given was 42, implying a possible loss of 0.5 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days 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.

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 revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

CSGS has an estimated earnings growth rate of 10.38 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of CSGS is 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.