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 price target was 260, which equates to a potential upside of 12.08 percent. The minimum price target given was 215, implying a possible loss 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. That number becomes 0 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 0.13 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

ULTI has an estimated earnings growth rate of 32.93 percent as forecasted by analysts. 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, 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 traded between a high of 233.42 and a low of 180.29 over the past year. Today's price is 28.66 percent above the 52-week low, 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.