Analyst Ratings for Scansource Inc. (SCSC)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Analysts covering Scansource Inc. (NASDAQ:SCSC) have given it a consensus rating of Overweight. A consensus rating of Overweight was previously issued for SCSC last month.

4 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 2 gave SCSC a buy rating, 1 issued an overweight rating, 1 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 gave 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.

SCSC was given price targets by several analysts. The highest price target was 50, which equates to a potential upside of 25.16 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 44, implying potential capital losses of 10.14 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 -10.51 percent. 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 -2.99 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of SCSC to grow at a rate of 22.05 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. SCSC has a PEG ratio of 0.73.

In the last 52-weeks, SCSC has achieved a high of 44.95 and a low of 29.05. Today's price is 37.52 percent above the 52-week low, and 11.12 percent below the high. SCSC has a P/E ratio of 16.11. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The SCSC value stock report compares SCSC to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.01 billion. SCSC is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.