Analyst Ratings for Intuit Inc. (INTU)Updated: 2017-07-28
Intuit Inc. (NASDAQ:INTU) was awarded an average rating of Hold from investment analysts following the stock. About 30 days ago, INTU was issued an average rating of Hold.
6 analysts declared INTU a buy, 0 issued an overweight rating, 11 gave a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 2 gave a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an decrease of 1 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.
A number of analysts gave price targets for INTU. The most optimistic price target was 150, which equates to a potential upside of 10.59 percent. The lowest price target was 102, implying a possible loss of -24.8 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.
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 19.17 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 2.03 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 0 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.
INTU has an estimated earnings growth rate of 0.75 percent as forecasted by analysts. 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, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. INTU has a PEG ratio of 51.93.
INTU has traded between a high of 143.81 and a low of 103.22 over the past year. Today's price is 31.41 percent above the 52-week low, and 5.68 percent below the high. INTU has a P/E ratio of 38.95. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The INTU value stock report compares INTU to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of INTU is $35.07 billion. INTU will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.