Analyst Ratings for Dorman Products Inc. (DORM)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Analysts covering Dorman Products Inc. (NASDAQ:DORM) have given it a consensus rating of Hold. DORM had previously received a consensus rating of Hold a month ago.

Of the 4 analysts covering the stock, 0 gave it a buy rating, 0 gave an overweight rating, 4 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Today, there are 0 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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for DORM. The most optimistic price target was 85, implying a possible profit of 8.43 percent. The minimum price target given was 74.5, implying potential capital losses of -4.96 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -0.59 percent. That number becomes 1.81 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0.14 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 4.02 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 1 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 1 analysts decreased their estimates.

DORM has an estimated earnings growth rate of 10.76 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. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. DORM has a PEG ratio of 2.28.

In the last 52-weeks, DORM has achieved a high of 88.50 and a low of 60.00. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 30.65 percent, and 11.42 percent lower than its 52-week high. DORM has a price/earnings ratio of 24.5. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The DORM value stock report compares DORM to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of DORM is $2.66 billion. DORM's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.