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.

Several price targets were given for NICE by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 85, which equates to a potential upside of 11.64 percent. The minimum price target given was 75, implying potential capital losses of -1.5 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. 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.

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, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

NICE has an estimated earnings growth rate of 7.32 percent as forecasted by analysts. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. NICE has a PEG ratio of 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 below the high by 6.19 percent. 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.