Analyst Ratings for Match Group Inc. (MTCH)

Updated: 2017-07-26

Match Group Inc. (NASDAQ:MTCH) was awarded an average rating of Overweight from investment analysts following the stock. A consensus rating of Overweight was previously issued for MTCH last month.

Of the 17 analysts covering the stock, 12 gave it a buy rating, 0 gave an overweight rating, 4 gave a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 1 issued a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has decreased by 1. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for MTCH. The most optimistic price target was 23, implying potential capital gains of 22.86 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 15, implying potential capital losses of -19.87 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 upwards by an average of 0 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -12.66 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -9.31 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 2 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

MTCH has an estimated earnings growth rate of -2.25 percent as forecasted by analysts. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of MTCH is -12.18.

In the last 52-weeks, MTCH has achieved a high of 20.75 and a low of 14.32. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 30.73 percent, and 9.78 percent below the high. MTCH has a price/earnings ratio of 27.4. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The MTCH value stock report compares MTCH to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $4.88 billion. MTCH will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.