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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for BC. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 73.5, which equates to a potential upside of 22.46 percent. The lowest price target was 56, implying potential capital losses of -6.7 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 0 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -1.84 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0.12 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 1.25 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 2 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 2 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of BC to grow at a rate of 32.93 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, 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.

BC has a 52-week high of 63.82 and a 52-week low of 42.02. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 42.84 percent, and below the high by 5.95 percent. BC has a price/earnings 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.