Analyst Ratings for Scholastic Corp. (SCHL)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Scholastic Corp. (NASDAQ:SCHL) was awarded an average rating of Overweight from investment analysts following the stock. Last month, SCHL received an average rating of Overweight.

A buy rating was issued by 1 analysts, 0 issued an overweight rating, 1 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 issued 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. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

A number of analysts gave price targets for SCHL. The maximum price target given was 44, implying potential capital gains of 6.64 percent. The minimum price target given was 44, which equates to a potential downside of 6.64 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

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 0 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -14.54 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 2 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 2 analysts decreased their estimates.

SCHL has an estimated earnings growth rate of -12.75 percent as forecasted by analysts. 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. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. SCHL has a PEG ratio of -2.27.

SCHL has traded between a high of 49.38 and a low of 35.20 over the past year. Today's price is 17.22 percent above the 52-week low, and 16.44 percent below the high. SCHL has a price/earnings ratio of 28.89. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The SCHL value stock report compares SCHL to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of SCHL is $1.46 billion. SCHL is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.