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 maximum price target given was 120, implying potential capital gains of 39.78 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 89, which equates to a potential downside of 3.67 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

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 -1.86 percent. 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 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 made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

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 people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. JCOM has a PEG ratio of 0.34.

In the trailing 52-weeks, JCOM hit 91.48 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 62.55. Today's price is 37.25 percent above the 52-week low, and 6.15 percent lower than its 52-week high. 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.