Analyst Ratings for Ultimate Software Group Inc. (ULTI)

Updated: 2017-07-26

Analysts covering Ultimate Software Group Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTI) have given it a consensus rating of Overweight. Last month, ULTI received an average rating of Overweight.

18 analysts declared ULTI a buy, 0 gave an overweight rating, 7 gave a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an increase 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 ULTI. The highest price target was 260, implying potential capital gains of 12.08 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 215, implying potential capital losses of -7.32 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 0 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 0.13 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 revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

ULTI has an estimated earnings growth rate of 32.93 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, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. ULTI has a PEG ratio of 8.01.

In the trailing 52-weeks, ULTI hit 233.42 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 180.29. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 28.66 percent, and 0.62 percent below the high. ULTI has a price/earnings ratio of 263.63. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The ULTI value stock report compares ULTI to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $6.9 billion. ULTI's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.