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.

Several price targets were given for CVLT by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic price target was 70, implying potential capital gains of 15.99 percent. The lowest price target was 62, which equates to a potential downside 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. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 0 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0.42 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 35.99 percent in FY estimates.

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, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of CVLT to grow at a rate of -99.68 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. 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, 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.

In the last 52-weeks, CVLT has achieved a high of 64.60 and a low of 47.61. Currently the stock is 26.76 percent higher than its low, and 6.58 percent lower than its 52-week high. 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 market cap of CVLT is $2.8 billion. CVLT is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.