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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for LABL. The most optimistic price target was 88, which equates to a potential upside of 10 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 67, implying potential capital losses of -16.25 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 downwards by an average of -5.67 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -13.35 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -0.37 percent, compared to last month. 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. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 1 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of LABL to grow at a rate of 10.86 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. LABL has a PEG ratio of 2.06.

In the last 52-weeks, LABL has achieved a high of 88.25 and a low of 62.51. Today's price is 27.98 percent above the 52-week low, and 9.35 percent lower than its 52-week high. LABL has a P/E 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.