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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for WING. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 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.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -6.25 percent. 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 8.59 percent.

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 3 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, 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. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the 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, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of WING is 3.53.

In the trailing 52-weeks, WING hit 33.42 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 24.74. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 20.33 percent, and 10.92 percent below the high. WING has a P/E 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.