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.

INCR was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic price target was 68, which equates to a potential upside of 20.57 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 55, which equates to a potential downside of -2.48 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. That number becomes -3.23 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -0.06 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 2 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

INCR has an estimated earnings growth rate of 13.59 percent as forecasted by analysts. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. 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. INCR has a PEG ratio of 1.99.

INCR has traded between a high of 61.10 and a low of 40.65 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 38.75 percent, and 7.69 percent below the 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.