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Stock Analysis for Exponent Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPO)

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, which equates to a potential upside of 15.03 percent. The minimum price target given was 58, implying potential capital losses of -11.04 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

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. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 5.73 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 6.32 percent.

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, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 4 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of EXPO to grow at a rate of 0 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, 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. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 34.66 percent, and below the high by 4.54 percent. 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 market cap of EXPO is $1.7 billion. EXPO's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.