Analyst Ratings for Infinity Property & Casualty Corp. (IPCC)Updated: 2017-07-27
Infinity Property & Casualty Corp. (NASDAQ:IPCC) was awarded an average rating of Hold from investment analysts following the stock. Last month, IPCC received an average rating of Hold.
4 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 0 gave IPCC a buy rating, 1 issued an overweight rating, 2 gave a hold rating, 1 gave an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an increase of 1 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.
Several price targets were given for IPCC by the analysts covering the stock. The maximum price target given was 105, implying a possible profit of 6.6 percent. The minimum price target given was 89, which equates to a potential downside of -9.64 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.
Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -1.58 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -4.56 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -0.46 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -0.46 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, which can be compared to the 1 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 1 analysts decreased their estimates.
Analysts estimate earnings of IPCC to grow at a rate of 6.32 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. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. IPCC has a PEG ratio of 3.75.
In the trailing 52-weeks, IPCC hit 101.70 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 73.80. Currently the stock is 33.47 percent higher than its low, and 3.15 percent below the high. IPCC has a price/earnings ratio of 23.73. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The IPCC value stock report compares IPCC to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.09 billion. IPCC's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.