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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for WEB. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 31, which equates to a potential upside of 37.78 percent. The lowest price target was 20, which equates to a potential downside of -11.11 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 2.17 percent. That number becomes 7.88 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 1.26 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 4.98 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 1 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 1 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

WEB has an estimated earnings growth rate of 1187.74 percent as forecasted by analysts. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, 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. WEB has a PEG ratio of 0.09.

WEB has traded between a high of 25.95 and a low of 12.90 over the past year. Currently the stock is 74.42 percent higher than its low, and 13.29 percent below the high. WEB has a P/E 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 market cap of WEB is $1.17 billion. WEB is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.