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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for TREE. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 200, implying a possible profit of -7.9 percent. The lowest price target was 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.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -2.6 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -9.27 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. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

TREE has an estimated earnings growth rate of 54.07 percent as forecasted by analysts. 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. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of TREE is 1.81.

In the trailing 52-weeks, TREE hit 219.70 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 75.05. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 189.34 percent, and below the high by 1.16 percent. 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 stock has a market capitalization of $2.2 billion. TREE will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.