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.

SHLM was given price targets by several analysts. The highest price target was 31, which equates to a potential upside of 12.93 percent. The minimum price target given was 28, implying a possible loss of 2 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -30.88 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -28.37 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -14.33 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -14.75 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 2 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 3 analysts that decreased their estimates. 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.

SHLM has traded between a high of 37.70 and a low of 19.58 over the past year. Currently the stock is 40.19 percent higher than its low, and 27.19 percent lower than its 52-week 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's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.