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 analyst gave a price target of 70, implying potential capital gains of 15.99 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 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.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 0 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0.42 percent, as compared to a month ago. 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 have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of CVLT to grow at a rate of -99.68 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. 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 trailing 52-weeks, CVLT hit 64.60 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 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 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's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.