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.

Several price targets were given for SRCL by the analysts covering the stock. The highest price target was 110, implying potential capital gains of 43.25 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 73, implying a possible loss 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. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -1.31 percent. 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.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. 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. 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. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. SRCL has a PEG ratio of 0.27.

In the last 52-weeks, SRCL has achieved a high of 97.10 and a low of 71.52. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 7.37 percent, 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's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.