Analyst Ratings for Pilgrim's Pride Corp. (PPC)

Updated: 2017-07-29

Analysts covering Pilgrim's Pride Corp. (NASDAQ:PPC) have given it a consensus rating of Overweight. About 30 days ago, PPC was issued an average rating of Overweight.

A buy rating was issued by 3 analysts, 0 gave an overweight rating, 4 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 0. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for PPC. The maximum price target given was 35, which equates to a potential upside of 44.51 percent. The minimum price target given was 24, implying a possible loss of -0.91 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 3.25 percent. That number becomes 20.78 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 2.08 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 2.12 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 1 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 1 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

PPC has an estimated earnings growth rate of 23.05 percent as forecasted by analysts. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. 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. The PEG ratio of PPC is 0.64.

In the last 52-weeks, PPC has achieved a high of 26.22 and a low of 17.15. Currently the stock is 41.22 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 7.63 percent. PPC has a price/earnings ratio of 14.68. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The PPC value stock report compares PPC to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of PPC is $6.02 billion. PPC's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.