Analyst Ratings for Bottomline Technologies Inc. (EPAY)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Bottomline Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ:EPAY) was awarded an average rating of Overweight from investment analysts following the stock. About 30 days ago, EPAY was issued an average rating of Overweight.

8 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 3 gave EPAY a buy rating, 1 gave an overweight rating, 4 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 1. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

A number of analysts gave price targets for EPAY. The highest price target was 33, implying potential capital gains of 17.77 percent. The lowest price target was 26, which equates to a potential downside of -7.21 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.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes 13.64 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 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 11.78 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

In the last 52-weeks, EPAY has achieved a high of 29.00 and a low of 18.48. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 51.62 percent, and 3.38 percent lower than its 52-week high. EPAY has a price/earnings ratio of 0. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The EPAY value stock report compares EPAY to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of EPAY is $1.15 billion. EPAY is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.