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.
Investment analysts gave a few price targets for PLUS. The maximum price target given was 77, implying potential capital gains of -5.17 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 68, implying potential capital losses 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. That number becomes 2.85 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -3.93 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, 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. 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, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. PLUS has a PEG ratio of 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 price/earnings 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 market cap of PLUS is $1.15 billion. PLUS will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.