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 maximum price target given was 101, which equates to a potential upside 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.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. 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. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 1.13 percent.

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

Analysts estimate earnings of JKHY to grow at a rate of 1.12 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, 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. 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 market cap of JKHY is $8.28 billion. JKHY will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.