Analyst Ratings for Isle of Capri Casinos (ISLE)

Updated: 2017-03-29

Analysts covering Isle of Capri Casinos (NASDAQ:ISLE) have given it a consensus rating of Hold. ISLE had previously received a consensus rating of Hold a month ago.

4 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 0 gave ISLE a buy rating, 0 gave an overweight rating, 4 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has decreased by 1. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

Several price targets were given for ISLE by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 23, implying a possible profit of -12.05 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 23, implying a possible loss of -12.05 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 2.59 percent on average, compared to last month. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 1.74 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -1.21 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 5.16 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 1 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 1 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 2 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

ISLE has an estimated earnings growth rate of -19.48 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. ISLE has a PEG ratio of -0.9.

In the last 52-weeks, ISLE has achieved a high of 26.89 and a low of 13.53. Currently the stock is 93.27 percent higher than its low, and 2.75 percent lower than its 52-week high. ISLE has a P/E ratio of 17.44. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The ISLE value stock report compares ISLE to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.11 billion. ISLE's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.