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.

SCSS was given price targets by several analysts. The maximum price target given was 38, implying a possible profit of 13.57 percent. The lowest price target was 17, implying a possible loss of -49.19 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 10.58 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 11.48 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -1.42 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -1.07 percent in FY estimates.

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

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. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. SCSS has a PEG ratio of 8.79.

SCSS has traded between a high of 36.74 and a low of 17.95 over the past year. Today's price is 86.41 percent above the 52-week low, and 8.93 percent below the high. SCSS has a P/E 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.