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 most optimistic price target was 14, implying potential capital gains of 88.68 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 8, implying a possible loss of 7.82 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.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average 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.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

NCMI has an estimated earnings growth rate of -26.13 percent as forecasted by analysts. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of NCMI is -0.71.

NCMI has a 52-week high of 16.10 and a 52-week low of 6.97. Today's price is 6.46 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 53.91 percent. NCMI has a price/earnings 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.