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 maximum price target given was 150, which equates to a potential upside of 10.59 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 102, implying a possible loss 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.
Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. 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. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 2.03 percent.
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. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.
The growth rate of INTU's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 0.75 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, 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, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of INTU is 51.93.
In the last 52-weeks, INTU has achieved a high of 143.81 and a low of 103.22. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 31.41 percent, 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.