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 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.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -52.24 percent. 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 have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of NCMI to grow at a rate of -26.13 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. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, 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.

NCMI has a 52-week high of 16.10 and a 52-week 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 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.