Analyst Ratings for SPS Commerce Inc. (SPSC)

Updated: 2017-07-27

An average rating of Overweight has been given to SPS Commerce Inc. (NASDAQ:SPSC) by analysts covering the stock. SPSC had previously received a consensus rating of Overweight a month ago.

11 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 6 gave SPSC a buy rating, 0 gave an overweight rating, 5 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 gave 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. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

A number of analysts gave price targets for SPSC. The maximum price target given was 84, implying potential capital gains of 46.49 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 56, which equates to a potential downside of -2.34 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 upwards by an average of 0 percent. That number becomes -2.5 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 1.83 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of SPSC to grow at a rate of -37.33 percent. 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 people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of SPSC is -3.57.

In the trailing 52-weeks, SPSC hit 74.85 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 48.11. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 19.19 percent, and below the high by 23.39 percent. SPSC has a price/earnings ratio of 133.35. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The SPSC value stock report compares SPSC to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of SPSC is $1.01 billion. SPSC's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.