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.

Several price targets were given for FNGN by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic price target was 47, which equates to a potential upside of 22.56 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 44, which equates to a potential downside of 14.73 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 0 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0.37 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 2.6 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 2 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 2 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of FNGN to grow at a rate of 79.75 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, 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, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. FNGN has a PEG ratio of 0.83.

In the trailing 52-weeks, FNGN hit 45.75 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 25.00. Today's price is 53.4 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 16.17 percent. 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.