Analyst Ratings for Panera Bread Co. Cl A (PNRA)

Updated: 2017-07-16

An average rating of Hold has been given to Panera Bread Co. Cl A (NASDAQ:PNRA) by analysts covering the stock. A consensus rating of Hold was previously issued for PNRA last month.

A buy rating was issued by 1 analysts, 1 issued an overweight rating, 14 gave a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an decrease of 2 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 PNRA. The highest price target was 315, implying potential capital gains of 0.04 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 270, which equates to a potential downside of -14.25 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -0.27 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 0.27 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -0.32 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -0.39 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 1 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 1 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of PNRA's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 15.83 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. 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. PNRA has a PEG ratio of 3.

PNRA has traded between a high of 316.21 and a low of 185.69 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 69.57 percent, and 0.42 percent lower than its 52-week high. PNRA has a P/E ratio of 47.49. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The PNRA value stock report compares PNRA to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of PNRA is $7.16 billion. PNRA will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.