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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for ULTI. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 260, implying a possible profit of 12.08 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 215, implying a possible loss of -7.32 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

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 0 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 0.13 percent in FY estimates.

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 made negative revisions. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, 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. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. ULTI has a PEG ratio of 8.01.

ULTI has a 52-week high of 233.42 and a 52-week low of 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 P/E 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.