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 highest price target was 150, implying potential capital gains of 10.59 percent. The minimum price target given was 102, implying potential capital losses 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.
Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. That number becomes 19.17 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 2.03 percent.
People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.
The growth rate of INTU's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 0.75 percent. 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. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of INTU is 51.93.
In the trailing 52-weeks, INTU hit 143.81 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 103.22. Currently the stock is 31.41 percent higher than its 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 stock has a market capitalization of $35.07 billion. INTU will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.