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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for LABL. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 88, implying potential capital gains 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.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average 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. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -0.37 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 3.44 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 1 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 1 analysts decreased their estimates.

LABL has an estimated earnings growth rate of 10.86 percent as forecasted by analysts. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at 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. 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.

In the trailing 52-weeks, LABL hit 88.25 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 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 market cap of LABL is $1.35 billion. LABL is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.