Analyst Ratings for Stericycle Inc. (SRCL)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Shares of Stericycle Inc. (NASDAQ:SRCL) have received a consensus rating of Overweight from Wall Street analysts. About 30 days ago, SRCL was issued an average rating of Overweight.

A buy rating was issued by 7 analysts, 1 gave an overweight rating, 7 issued a hold rating, 1 issued an underweight rating, and 1 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. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 1.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for SRCL. The highest price target was 110, implying a possible profit of 43.25 percent. The lowest price target was 73, implying a possible loss of -4.94 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 0 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -1.31 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 0.11 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. 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.

The growth rate of SRCL's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 154.47 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of SRCL is 0.27.

SRCL has traded between a high of 97.10 and a low of 71.52 over the past year. Today's price is 7.37 percent above the 52-week low, and 20.92 percent below the high. SRCL has a P/E ratio of 42.09. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The SRCL value stock report compares SRCL to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $6.53 billion. SRCL is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.