Analyst Ratings for ePlus Inc. (PLUS)Updated: 2017-07-29
An average rating of Overweight has been given to ePlus Inc. (NASDAQ:PLUS) by analysts covering the stock. About 30 days ago, PLUS was issued an average rating of Overweight.
3 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 1 gave PLUS a buy rating, 0 issued an overweight rating, 2 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Today, there are 0 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.
Several price targets were given for PLUS by the analysts covering the stock. The maximum price target given was 77, implying potential capital gains of -5.17 percent. The lowest price target was 68, implying a possible loss of -16.26 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.
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 2.85 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -3.93 percent in FY estimates.
People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, 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.
The growth rate of PLUS's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 22.18 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is 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. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of PLUS is 1.13.
In the last 52-weeks, PLUS has achieved a high of 81.60 and a low of 39.89. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 103.56 percent, and 0.49 percent below the high. PLUS has a P/E ratio of 25.06. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The PLUS value stock report compares PLUS to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.15 billion. PLUS's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.