Analyst Ratings for National CineMedia Inc. (NCMI)

Updated: 2017-07-28

An average rating of Overweight has been given to National CineMedia Inc. (NASDAQ:NCMI) by analysts covering the stock. About 30 days ago, NCMI was issued an average rating of Overweight.

7 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 3 gave NCMI a buy rating, 0 gave an overweight rating, 4 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Today, there are 3 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

NCMI was given price targets by several analysts. The maximum price target given was 14, implying a possible profit of 88.68 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 8, implying potential capital losses of 7.82 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. That number becomes -52.24 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -29.55 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 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of NCMI's earnings is estimated by analysts to be -26.13 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. 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, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. NCMI has a PEG ratio of -0.71.

In the last 52-weeks, NCMI has achieved a high of 16.10 and a low of 6.97. Currently the stock is 6.46 percent higher than its low, and 53.91 percent below the high. NCMI has a P/E ratio of 18.6. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The NCMI value stock report compares NCMI to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.05 billion. NCMI's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.