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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for SRCL. The highest price target was 110, which equates to a potential upside of 43.25 percent. The lowest price target was 73, implying potential capital losses of -4.94 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -1.31 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 0.11 percent in FY estimates.

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 revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

SRCL has an estimated earnings growth rate of 154.47 percent as forecasted by analysts. 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. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. SRCL has a PEG ratio of 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 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.