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.

BR was given price targets by several analysts. The maximum price target given was 85, which equates to a potential upside of 11.11 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 72, implying potential capital losses 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. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days 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.

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, which can be compared to the 1 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 1 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

BR has an estimated earnings growth rate of 36.81 percent as forecasted by analysts. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 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. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 27.8 percent, and below the high by 1.92 percent. BR has a P/E 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.