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.
Several price targets were given for INTU by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 150, implying potential capital gains of 10.59 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 102, implying potential capital losses of -24.8 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. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 19.17 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 2.03 percent.
Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. 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. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. 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. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. 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. Currently the stock is 31.41 percent higher than its low, and 5.68 percent lower than its 52-week 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 market cap of INTU is $35.07 billion. INTU will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.