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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for JCOM. The highest price target was 120, implying potential capital gains of 39.78 percent. The lowest price target was 89, which equates to a potential downside of 3.67 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.

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. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. 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 have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of JCOM's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 83.73 percent. 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. 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. JCOM has a PEG ratio of 0.34.

In the last 52-weeks, JCOM has achieved a high of 91.48 and a low of 62.55. Currently the stock is 37.25 percent higher than its low, and 6.15 percent lower than its 52-week high. JCOM has a P/E 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.