Analyst Ratings for Wingstop Inc. (WING)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Shares of Wingstop Inc. (NASDAQ:WING) have received a consensus rating of Buy from Wall Street analysts. A consensus rating of Buy was previously issued for WING last month.

11 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 8 gave WING a buy rating, 1 issued an overweight rating, 2 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has decreased by 1. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

A number of analysts gave price targets for WING. The highest price target was 38, implying potential capital gains of 27.65 percent. The minimum price target given was 28, implying a possible loss of -5.95 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -6.25 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 8.59 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 3 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 3 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of WING to grow at a rate of 14.03 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. WING has a PEG ratio of 3.53.

WING has a 52-week high of 33.42 and a 52-week low of 24.74. Today's price is 20.33 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 10.92 percent. WING has a price/earnings ratio of 49.58. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The WING value stock report compares WING to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of WING is $0.86931 billion. WING will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.