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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for ETFC. The most optimistic price target was 49, which equates to a potential upside of 19.19 percent. The lowest price target was 41, implying potential capital losses of -0.27 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 upwards by an average of 6.45 percent. That number becomes 8.79 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 13.01 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 14.17 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 7 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 8 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

ETFC has an estimated earnings growth rate of 1.86 percent as forecasted by analysts. People on Wall Street often look at a company's 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, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of ETFC is 10.31.

ETFC has a 52-week high of 42.19 and a 52-week low of 24.35. Today's price is 68.83 percent above the 52-week low, and 2.56 percent lower than its 52-week 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.