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.
Many analysts weighed in on price targets for INTU. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 150, which equates to a potential upside of 10.59 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 102, implying potential capital losses of -24.8 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.
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 19.17 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 2.03 percent in FY estimates.
Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.
INTU has an estimated earnings growth rate of 0.75 percent as forecasted by analysts. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of INTU is 51.93.
INTU has traded between a high of 143.81 and a low of 103.22 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 31.41 percent, and 5.68 percent below the high. INTU has a price/earnings 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 stock has a market capitalization of $35.07 billion. INTU's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.