Analyst Ratings for A. Schulman Inc. (SHLM)Updated: 2017-07-28
A. Schulman Inc. (NASDAQ:SHLM) was awarded an average rating of Hold from investment analysts following the stock. SHLM had previously received a consensus rating of Hold a month ago.
1 analysts declared SHLM a buy, 0 issued an overweight rating, 4 gave 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. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.
A number of analysts gave price targets for SHLM. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 31, implying potential capital gains of 12.93 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 28, implying potential capital losses of 2 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.
Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -30.88 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -28.37 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -14.33 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -14.75 percent.
Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 2 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 3 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 4 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.
In the last 52-weeks, SHLM has achieved a high of 37.70 and a low of 19.58. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 40.19 percent, and 27.19 percent below the high. SHLM has a P/E ratio of 0. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The SHLM value stock report compares SHLM to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $0.76368 billion. SHLM will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.