Analyst Ratings for E*TRADE Financial Corp. (ETFC)

Updated: 2017-07-27

An average rating of Overweight has been given to E*TRADE Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:ETFC) by analysts covering the stock. A consensus rating of Overweight was previously issued for ETFC last month.

A buy rating was issued by 8 analysts, 2 gave an overweight rating, 5 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an decrease 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.

ETFC was given price targets by several analysts. The maximum price target given was 49, implying a possible profit of 19.19 percent. The lowest price target was 41, implying potential capital losses of -0.27 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 6.45 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 8.79 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 13.01 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 14.17 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 7 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 8 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of ETFC's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 1.86 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. ETFC has a PEG ratio of 10.31.

In the trailing 52-weeks, ETFC hit 42.19 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 24.35. Currently the stock is 68.83 percent higher than its low, and 2.56 percent below the high. ETFC has a P/E ratio of 19.17. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The ETFC value stock report compares ETFC to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $11.31 billion. ETFC is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.