Analyst Ratings for J&J Snack Foods Corp. (JJSF)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Shares of J&J Snack Foods Corp. (NASDAQ:JJSF) have received a consensus rating of Overweight from Wall Street analysts. About 30 days ago, JJSF was issued an average rating of Overweight.

2 analysts declared JJSF a buy, 0 gave an overweight rating, 2 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

JJSF was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 148, which equates to a potential upside of 13.09 percent. The minimum price target given was 112, implying potential capital losses of -14.42 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.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. That number becomes 1.18 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -1.03 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -0.69 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 2 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of JJSF to grow at a rate of 8.69 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, 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, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. JJSF has a PEG ratio of 3.76.

JJSF has traded between a high of 143.21 and a low of 102.81 over the past year. Currently the stock is 27.29 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 8.62 percent. JJSF has a P/E ratio of 32.64. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The JJSF value stock report compares JJSF to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $2.42 billion. JJSF is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.