Analyst Ratings for Mobile Mini Inc. (MINI)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Mobile Mini Inc. (NASDAQ:MINI) was awarded an average rating of Overweight from investment analysts following the stock. About 30 days ago, MINI was issued an average rating of Overweight.

A buy rating was issued by 3 analysts, 0 gave an overweight rating, 3 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for MINI. The maximum price target given was 38, implying potential capital gains of 25.52 percent. The minimum price target given was 32, implying potential capital losses of 5.7 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -5.8 percent on average, compared to last month. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -10.75 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -3.57 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -7.99 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. Over the past month, 2 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 4 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 2 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 4 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of MINI to grow at a rate of 5.54 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. MINI has a PEG ratio of 4.71.

In the trailing 52-weeks, MINI hit 37.05 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 23.40. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 29.38 percent, and 18.29 percent lower than its 52-week high. MINI has a P/E ratio of 26.12. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The MINI value stock report compares MINI to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of MINI is $1.33 billion. MINI will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.