Analyst Ratings for Web.com Group Inc. (WEB)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Web.com Group Inc. (NASDAQ:WEB) was awarded an average rating of Overweight from investment analysts following the stock. WEB had previously received a consensus rating of Overweight a month ago.

A buy rating was issued by 5 analysts, 1 gave an overweight rating, 4 gave a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an decrease of 1 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for WEB. The maximum price target given was 31, implying a possible profit of 37.78 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 20, implying potential capital losses of -11.11 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.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 2.17 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 7.88 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 1.26 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 4.98 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 1 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 1 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of WEB to grow at a rate of 1187.74 percent. 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, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of WEB is 0.09.

In the trailing 52-weeks, WEB hit 25.95 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 12.90. Currently the stock is 74.42 percent higher than its low, and 13.29 percent lower than its 52-week high. WEB has a price/earnings ratio of 107.14. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The WEB value stock report compares WEB to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.17 billion. WEB is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.