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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for BCC. The maximum price target given 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. 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.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -3.23 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 15.3 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -3.79 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 13.45 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 2 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 2 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of BCC to grow at a rate of 44.71 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's 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. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. BCC has a PEG ratio of 0.59.

BCC has a 52-week high of 33.40 and a 52-week low of 17.80. Today's price is 77.81 percent above the 52-week low, and 5.24 percent below the high. 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 stock has a market capitalization of $1.17 billion. BCC will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.