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.
A number of analysts gave price targets for BR. The highest price target was 85, implying potential capital gains of 11.11 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 72, which equates to a potential downside of -5.88 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.
Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change 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. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -0.32 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 0.32 percent in FY estimates.
Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 1 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 1 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.
Analysts estimate earnings of BR to grow at a rate of 36.81 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. 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 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.