Analyst Ratings for AVG Technologies NV (AVG)

Updated: 2016-11-08

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for AVG. The most optimistic price target was 25, implying potential capital gains of -0.2 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 25, implying a possible loss of -0.2 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -19.24 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0.26 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -23.49 percent in FY estimates.

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

The growth rate of AVG's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 2.94 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. AVG has a PEG ratio of 9.76.

AVG has traded between a high of 25.75 and a low of 16.12 over the past year. Today's price is 55.4 percent above the 52-week low, and 2.72 percent below the high. AVG has a P/E ratio of 28.69. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The AVG value stock report compares AVG to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of AVG is $1.27 billion. AVG will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.