Analyst Ratings for Select Comfort Corp. (SCSS)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Analysts covering Select Comfort Corp. (NASDAQ:SCSS) have given it a consensus rating of Hold. Last month, SCSS received an average rating of Hold.

8 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 2 gave SCSS a buy rating, 0 gave an overweight rating, 5 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 1 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 decreased by 1.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for SCSS. The highest price target was 38, implying potential capital gains of 13.57 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 17, which equates to a potential downside of -49.19 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.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 10.58 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 11.48 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -1.42 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -1.07 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 7 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 3 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 5 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

SCSS has an estimated earnings growth rate of 2.82 percent as forecasted by analysts. 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 people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of SCSS is 8.79.

In the last 52-weeks, SCSS has achieved a high of 36.74 and a low of 17.95. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 86.41 percent, and 8.93 percent below the high. SCSS has a price/earnings ratio of 24.79. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The SCSS value stock report compares SCSS to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of SCSS is $1.38 billion. SCSS will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.