Analyst Ratings for Financial Engines Inc. (FNGN)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Analysts covering Financial Engines Inc. (NASDAQ:FNGN) have given it a consensus rating of Buy. About 30 days ago, FNGN was issued an average rating of Buy.

A buy rating was issued by 5 analysts, 0 issued an overweight rating, 1 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 2. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

A number of analysts gave price targets for FNGN. The maximum price target given was 47, which equates to a potential upside of 22.56 percent. The lowest price target was 44, implying a possible loss of 14.73 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 0 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0.37 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 2.6 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 2 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 2 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of FNGN to grow at a rate of 79.75 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of FNGN is 0.83.

FNGN has traded between a high of 45.75 and a low of 25.00 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 53.4 percent, and 16.17 percent lower than its 52-week high. FNGN has a P/E ratio of 66.29. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The FNGN value stock report compares FNGN to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $2.42 billion. FNGN is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.