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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for JJSF. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 148, implying potential capital gains of 13.09 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 112, implying potential capital losses of -14.42 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 1.18 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -1.03 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -0.69 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 2 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of JJSF to grow at a rate of 8.69 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. JJSF has a PEG ratio of 3.76.

In the last 52-weeks, JJSF has achieved a high of 143.21 and a low of 102.81. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 27.29 percent, and 8.62 percent below the high. JJSF has a price/earnings 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 market cap of JJSF is $2.42 billion. JJSF's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.