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 most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 120, which equates to a potential upside of 39.78 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 89, which equates to a potential downside of 3.67 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 0 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 -1.86 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. 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 have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts decreased their 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. 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. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 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.

JCOM has a 52-week high of 91.48 and a 52-week 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 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.