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 highest price target was 88, implying potential capital gains of 10 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 67, implying a possible loss of -16.25 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -5.67 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -13.35 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -0.37 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 3.44 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, 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, while 1 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of LABL's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 10.86 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. 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. The PEG ratio of LABL is 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 below the high by 9.35 percent. 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 market cap of LABL is $1.35 billion. LABL's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.