Analyst Ratings for NICE Ltd. ADR (NICE)Updated: 2017-07-26
NICE Ltd. ADR (NASDAQ:NICE) was awarded an average rating of Overweight from investment analysts following the stock. A consensus rating of Overweight was previously issued for NICE last month.
11 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 5 gave NICE a buy rating, 0 issued an overweight rating, 6 gave 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. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.
Investment analysts gave a few price targets for NICE. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 85, implying potential capital gains of 11.64 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 75, implying a possible loss of -1.5 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.
Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -3.11 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -18.35 percent in FY estimates.
Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' 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, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.
Analysts estimate earnings of NICE to grow at a rate of 7.32 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of NICE is 6.33.
NICE has traded between a high of 81.16 and a low of 63.72 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 19.49 percent, and 6.19 percent below the high. NICE has a price/earnings ratio of 46.35. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The NICE value stock report compares NICE to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $4.55 billion. NICE's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.