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.

ULTI was given price targets by several analysts. The highest price target was 260, implying a possible profit of 12.08 percent. The lowest price target was 215, implying a possible loss of -7.32 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.

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. 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. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. 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.

Analysts estimate earnings of ULTI to grow at a rate of 32.93 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. 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. The PEG ratio of ULTI is 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.