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 most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 260, implying a possible profit of 12.08 percent. The minimum price target given was 215, which equates to a potential downside of -7.32 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 0 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 0.13 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, 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.

Analysts estimate earnings of ULTI to grow at a rate of 32.93 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. 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 below the high by 0.62 percent. 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.