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.

Several price targets were given for JJSF by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic price target was 148, implying a possible profit of 13.09 percent. The lowest price target was 112, which equates to a potential downside 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.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. 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. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -0.69 percent in FY estimates.

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, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 2 analysts decreased their estimates.

JJSF has an estimated earnings growth rate of 8.69 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. 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. Currently the stock is 27.29 percent higher than its low, 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 stock has a market capitalization of $2.42 billion. JJSF's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.