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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for SRCL. The maximum price target given was 110, implying a possible profit of 43.25 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 73, implying potential capital losses of -4.94 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

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. 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 0.11 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of SRCL's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 154.47 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, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of SRCL is 0.27.

In the trailing 52-weeks, SRCL hit 97.10 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 71.52. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 7.37 percent, and 20.92 percent lower than its 52-week 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 market cap of SRCL is $6.53 billion. SRCL will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.