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 most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 110, implying a possible profit of 43.25 percent. The minimum price target given was 73, implying potential capital losses of -4.94 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. That number becomes -1.31 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. 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. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, 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. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of SRCL is 0.27.

SRCL has a 52-week high of 97.10 and a 52-week low of 71.52. Today's price is 7.37 percent above the 52-week low, 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 stock has a market capitalization of $6.53 billion. SRCL will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.