Analyst Ratings for Brunswick Corp. (BC)

Updated: 2017-07-26

Shares of Brunswick Corp. (NYSE:BC) have received a consensus rating of Overweight from Wall Street analysts. Last month, BC received an average rating of Buy.

A buy rating was issued by 10 analysts, 2 issued an overweight rating, 4 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Today, there are 3 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for BC. The highest price target was 73.5, implying a possible profit of 22.46 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 56, which equates to a potential downside of -6.7 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes -1.84 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0.12 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 1.25 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 2 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 2 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of BC's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 32.93 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of BC is 0.61.

In the last 52-weeks, BC has achieved a high of 63.82 and a low of 42.02. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 42.84 percent, and 5.95 percent lower than its 52-week high. BC has a P/E ratio of 19.98. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The BC value stock report compares BC to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of BC is $5.44 billion. BC is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.