Analyst Ratings for Multi-Color Corp. (LABL)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Shares of Multi-Color Corp. (NASDAQ:LABL) have received a consensus rating of Hold from Wall Street analysts. Last month, LABL received an average rating of Hold.

6 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 0 gave LABL a buy rating, 0 gave an overweight rating, 5 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 1 gave a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an decrease of 1 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

LABL was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic price target was 88, implying a possible profit of 10 percent. The lowest price target was 67, which equates to a potential downside of -16.25 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -5.67 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -13.35 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -0.37 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 3.44 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 1 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 1 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of LABL to grow at a rate of 10.86 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, 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. The PEG ratio of LABL is 2.06.

LABL has a 52-week high of 88.25 and a 52-week low of 62.51. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 27.98 percent, and 9.35 percent lower than its 52-week high. LABL has a price/earnings ratio of 22.35. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The LABL value stock report compares LABL to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.35 billion. LABL will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.