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 most optimistic price target was 38, implying a possible profit 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. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 11.48 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -1.42 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -1.07 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 7 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 3 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 5 analysts decreased their estimates.

SCSS has an estimated earnings growth rate of 2.82 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is 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. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies 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 lower than its 52-week 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 stock has a market capitalization of $1.38 billion. SCSS's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.