Analyst Ratings for Farmer Brothers Co. (FARM)Updated: 2016-08-19
Investment analysts gave a few price targets for FARM. The maximum price target given was 51, which equates to a potential upside of 68.99 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 40, implying potential capital losses 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.
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. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -2.52 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -2.52 percent.
Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, 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. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. 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. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 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.
FARM has traded between a high of 32.94 and a low of 20.90 over the past year. Currently the stock is 44.4 percent higher than its low, and 8.38 percent lower than its 52-week 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.