Analyst Ratings for Amdocs Limited (DOX)Updated: 2016-08-12
A number of analysts gave price targets for DOX. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 66, which equates to a potential upside of 11.58 percent. The lowest price target was 50, implying potential capital losses of -15.47 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.
Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -3.37 percent. That number becomes -3.37 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0.15 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 0.15 percent in FY estimates.
People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 5 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 4 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 1 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.
Analysts estimate earnings of DOX to grow at a rate of 24.42 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, 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, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of DOX is 0.9.
DOX has a 52-week high of 61.27 and a 52-week low of 50.06. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 18.16 percent, and below the high by 3.46 percent. DOX has a price/earnings ratio of 22.06. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The DOX value stock report compares DOX to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $9.02 billion. DOX will post this quarters earnings in -924 days, on 2016-11-08.