Analyst Ratings for j2 Global Inc. (JCOM)

Updated: 2017-07-26

Analysts covering j2 Global Inc. (NASDAQ:JCOM) have given it a consensus rating of Buy. JCOM had previously received a consensus rating of Buy a month ago.

Of the 7 analysts covering the stock, 5 gave it a buy rating, 1 gave an overweight rating, 1 gave a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Today, there are 0 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

A number of analysts gave price targets for JCOM. The highest price target was 120, which equates to a potential upside of 39.78 percent. The minimum price target given was 89, implying potential capital losses of 3.67 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes -1.86 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -0.35 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

JCOM has an estimated earnings growth rate of 83.73 percent as forecasted by analysts. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, 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, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of JCOM is 0.34.

In the last 52-weeks, JCOM has achieved a high of 91.48 and a low of 62.55. Today's price is 37.25 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 6.15 percent. JCOM has a price/earnings ratio of 28.24. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The JCOM value stock report compares JCOM to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $4.12 billion. JCOM's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.