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.

CVLT was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic price target was 70, which equates to a potential upside of 15.99 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 62, which equates to a potential downside of 2.73 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average 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 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.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, 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. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. CVLT has a PEG ratio of -0.01.

CVLT has traded between a high of 64.60 and a low of 47.61 over the past year. Today's price is 26.76 percent above the 52-week low, and 6.58 percent below the high. CVLT has a P/E 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.