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.
Several price targets were given for EXPO by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 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. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.
Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 4.88 percent on average, compared to last month. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 4.88 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 5.73 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 6.32 percent.
People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 2 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 4 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.
The growth rate of EXPO's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 0 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. EXPO has a PEG ratio of 0.
In the last 52-weeks, EXPO has achieved a high of 68.30 and a low of 48.42. Currently the stock is 34.66 percent higher than its low, and 4.54 percent lower than its 52-week high. EXPO has a P/E 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 stock has a market capitalization of $1.7 billion. EXPO will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.