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.

JKHY was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 101, implying a possible profit of -5.33 percent. The minimum price target given was 73, which equates to a potential downside of -31.58 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

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 -2.35 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. 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 have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

JKHY has an estimated earnings growth rate of 1.12 percent as forecasted by analysts. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. JKHY has a PEG ratio of 28.27.

JKHY has a 52-week high of 107.14 and a 52-week low of 79.00. Today's price is 35.05 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 0.42 percent. JKHY has a P/E 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 stock has a market capitalization of $8.28 billion. JKHY will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.