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 most optimistic price target was 101, implying potential capital gains of -5.33 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 73, implying potential capital losses of -31.58 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days 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. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 1.13 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of JKHY to grow at a rate of 1.12 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. JKHY has a PEG ratio of 28.27.

In the last 52-weeks, JKHY has achieved a high of 107.14 and a low of 79.00. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 35.05 percent, and 0.42 percent below the 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 stock has a market capitalization of $8.28 billion. JKHY's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.