Analyst Ratings for Boise Cascade Co. (BCC)

Updated: 2017-07-28

An average rating of Overweight has been given to Boise Cascade Co. (NYSE:BCC) by analysts covering the stock. BCC had previously received a consensus rating of Overweight a month ago.

Of the 4 analysts covering the stock, 2 gave it a buy rating, 0 issued an overweight rating, 2 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Today, there are 0 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.

BCC was given price targets by several analysts. The highest price target was 36, which equates to a potential upside of 13.74 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 29, implying potential capital losses of -8.37 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 -3.23 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 15.3 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -3.79 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 13.45 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 made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 2 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

BCC has an estimated earnings growth rate of 44.71 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of BCC is 0.59.

In the trailing 52-weeks, BCC hit 33.40 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 17.80. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 77.81 percent, and below the high by 5.24 percent. BCC has a price/earnings ratio of 26.38. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The BCC value stock report compares BCC to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of BCC is $1.17 billion. BCC's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.