Analyst Ratings for Jack Henry & Associates Inc. (JKHY)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Jack Henry & Associates Inc. (NASDAQ:JKHY) was awarded an average rating of Hold from investment analysts following the stock. Last month, JKHY received an average rating of Hold.

Of the 9 analysts covering the stock, 0 gave it a buy rating, 0 gave an overweight rating, 7 issued a hold rating, 1 gave an underweight rating, and 1 gave a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 0. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for JKHY. The highest price target was 101, implying potential capital gains of -5.33 percent. The minimum price target given was 73, implying a possible loss of -31.58 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. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -2.35 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 1.13 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 made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of JKHY's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 1.12 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, 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, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. JKHY has a PEG ratio of 28.27.

JKHY has traded between a high of 107.14 and a low of 79.00 over the past year. Currently the stock is 35.05 percent higher than its low, and 0.42 percent lower than its 52-week high. JKHY has a price/earnings ratio of 31.66. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The JKHY value stock report compares JKHY to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of JKHY is $8.28 billion. JKHY is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.