Analyst Ratings for Stamps.com Inc. (STMP)

Updated: 2017-07-29

Shares of Stamps.com Inc. (NASDAQ:STMP) have received a consensus rating of Buy from Wall Street analysts. STMP had previously received a consensus rating of Buy a month ago.

A buy rating was issued by 6 analysts, 0 issued an overweight rating, 0 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 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. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

STMP was given price targets by several analysts. The maximum price target given was 210, which equates to a potential upside of 41.03 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 150, implying a possible loss of 0.74 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 11.99 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 11.62 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their 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 decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of STMP to grow at a rate of 5.15 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. STMP has a PEG ratio of 5.51.

STMP has traded between a high of 158.75 and a low of 72.22 over the past year. Currently the stock is 106.18 percent higher than its low, and 6.2 percent lower than its 52-week high. STMP has a P/E ratio of 28.36. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The STMP value stock report compares STMP to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $2.52 billion. STMP's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.