Analyst Ratings for Broadridge Financial Solutions Inc. (BR)Updated: 2017-07-26
Broadridge Financial Solutions Inc. (NYSE:BR) was awarded an average rating of Hold from investment analysts following the stock. A consensus rating of Overweight was previously issued for BR last month.
Of the 5 analysts covering the stock, 1 gave it a buy rating, 0 gave an overweight rating, 4 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Today, there are 1 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.
Many analysts weighed in on price targets for BR. The most optimistic price target was 85, implying potential capital gains of 11.11 percent. The lowest price target was 72, implying a possible loss of -5.88 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.
In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -0.29 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -3.43 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -0.32 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 0.32 percent.
People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 1 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 1 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.
The growth rate of BR's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 36.81 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. 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, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. BR has a PEG ratio of 0.81.
In the last 52-weeks, BR has achieved a high of 78.00 and a low of 59.86. Today's price is 27.8 percent above the 52-week low, and 1.92 percent below the high. BR has a price/earnings ratio of 29.88. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The BR value stock report compares BR to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of BR is $9.01 billion. BR's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.