Analyst Ratings for Exponent Inc. (EXPO)Updated: 2017-07-27
An average rating of Overweight has been given to Exponent Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPO) by analysts covering the stock. Last month, EXPO received an average rating of Overweight.
Of the 4 analysts covering the stock, 1 gave it a buy rating, 0 issued an overweight rating, 3 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.
Investment analysts gave a few price targets for EXPO. The maximum price target given was 75, implying potential capital gains of 15.03 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 58, which equates to a potential downside of -11.04 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.
In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 4.88 percent. That number becomes 4.88 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 5.73 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 6.32 percent in FY estimates.
Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 2 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 4 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.
Analysts estimate earnings of EXPO to grow at a rate of 0 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. EXPO has a PEG ratio of 0.
EXPO has a 52-week high of 68.30 and a 52-week low of 48.42. Today's price is 34.66 percent above the 52-week low, and 4.54 percent below the high. EXPO has a price/earnings ratio of 33.78. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The EXPO value stock report compares EXPO to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of EXPO is $1.7 billion. EXPO's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.