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 a possible profit of 39.78 percent. The minimum price target given was 89, implying potential capital losses 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.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -1.86 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -0.35 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 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, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

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. 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. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of JCOM is 0.34.

In the trailing 52-weeks, JCOM hit 91.48 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 62.55. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 37.25 percent, and 6.15 percent below the 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's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.