Analyst Ratings for SS&C Technologies Holdings Inc. (SSNC)

Updated: 2017-07-26

Shares of SS&C Technologies Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:SSNC) have received a consensus rating of Buy from Wall Street analysts. About 30 days ago, SSNC was issued an average rating of Buy.

A buy rating was issued by 9 analysts, 1 issued an overweight rating, 1 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 0. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for SSNC. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 45, implying a possible profit of 13.18 percent. The minimum price target given was 39, implying a possible loss of -1.91 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.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes 5.69 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. 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 2.63 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. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of SSNC's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 109.99 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of SSNC is 0.43.

In the trailing 52-weeks, SSNC hit 39.99 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 28.43. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 39.85 percent, and 0.58 percent lower than its 52-week high. SSNC has a price/earnings ratio of 47.31. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The SSNC value stock report compares SSNC to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $8.12 billion. SSNC's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.