Analyst Ratings for LendingTree Inc. (TREE)

Updated: 2017-07-27

LendingTree Inc. (NASDAQ:TREE) was awarded an average rating of Buy from investment analysts following the stock. TREE had previously received a consensus rating of Buy a month ago.

A buy rating was issued by 9 analysts, 1 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 decrease of 1 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.

Several price targets were given for TREE by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 200, which equates to a potential upside of -7.9 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 150, implying potential capital losses of -30.92 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -2.6 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -9.27 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of TREE's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 54.07 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. 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. TREE has a PEG ratio of 1.81.

In the last 52-weeks, TREE has achieved a high of 219.70 and a low of 75.05. Currently the stock is 189.34 percent higher than its low, and 1.16 percent below the high. TREE has a price/earnings ratio of 97.82. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The TREE value stock report compares TREE to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of TREE is $2.2 billion. TREE is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.