Analyst Ratings for CommVault Systems Inc. (CVLT)

Updated: 2017-07-27

CommVault Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CVLT) was awarded an average rating of Buy from investment analysts following the stock. CVLT had previously received a consensus rating of Buy a month ago.

14 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 11 gave CVLT a buy rating, 0 issued an overweight rating, 3 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an increase of 1 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for CVLT. The most optimistic price target was 70, implying potential capital gains of 15.99 percent. The minimum price target given was 62, implying a possible loss of 2.73 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. That number becomes 0 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0.42 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 35.99 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. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of CVLT to grow at a rate of -99.68 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. CVLT has a PEG ratio of -0.01.

CVLT has a 52-week high of 64.60 and a 52-week low of 47.61. Today's price is 26.76 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 6.58 percent. CVLT has a price/earnings ratio of 1. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The CVLT value stock report compares CVLT to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $2.8 billion. CVLT will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.