Analyst Ratings for INC Research Holdings Inc. Cl A (INCR)

Updated: 2017-07-26

Analysts covering INC Research Holdings Inc. Cl A (NASDAQ:INCR) have given it a consensus rating of Overweight. INCR had previously received a consensus rating of Overweight a month ago.

10 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 3 gave INCR a buy rating, 2 issued an overweight rating, 5 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Today, there are 2 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

Several price targets were given for INCR by the analysts covering the stock. The highest price target was 68, implying potential capital gains of 20.57 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 55, implying potential capital losses of -2.48 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 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 -3.23 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -0.06 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 2 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 0 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 INCR to grow at a rate of 13.59 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. INCR has a PEG ratio of 1.99.

INCR has a 52-week high of 61.10 and a 52-week low of 40.65. Today's price is 38.75 percent above the 52-week low, and 7.69 percent lower than its 52-week high. INCR has a price/earnings ratio of 26.99. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The INCR value stock report compares INCR to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of INCR is $3.07 billion. INCR's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.