Analyst Ratings for Farmer Brothers Co. (FARM)Updated: 2016-08-19
Several price targets were given for FARM by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic price target was 51, implying a possible profit of 68.99 percent. The lowest price target was 40, implying a possible loss of 32.54 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.
Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -7.35 percent. 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. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -2.52 percent in FY estimates.
People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 2 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 2 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.
The growth rate of FARM's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 656.72 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is 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, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. FARM has a PEG ratio of 0.22.
In the last 52-weeks, FARM has achieved a high of 32.94 and a low of 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 market cap of FARM is $0.50879 billion. FARM is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 2016-09-07, days from today.