Analyst Ratings for Farmer Brothers Co. (FARM)Updated: 2016-08-19
A number of analysts gave price targets for FARM. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 51, implying a possible profit of 68.99 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 40, implying a possible loss of 32.54 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.
Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -7.35 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 -7.35 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -2.52 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -2.52 percent.
Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 2 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 2 analysts decreased their estimates.
FARM has an estimated earnings growth rate of 656.72 percent as forecasted by analysts. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, 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, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. FARM has a PEG ratio of 0.22.
In the trailing 52-weeks, FARM hit 32.94 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 20.90. Today's price is 44.4 percent above the 52-week low, and 8.38 percent below the high. FARM has a price/earnings ratio of 144.23. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The FARM value stock report compares FARM to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $0.50879 billion. FARM will post this quarters earnings in -1104 days, on 2016-09-07.