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 highest price target was 148, implying potential capital gains of 13.09 percent. The lowest price target was 112, implying potential capital losses of -14.42 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 1.18 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -1.03 percent, as compared to a month ago. 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 made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 2 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of JJSF's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 8.69 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of JJSF is 3.76.

JJSF has a 52-week high of 143.21 and a 52-week 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 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's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.