Analyst Ratings for Brady Corp. Cl A (BRC)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Brady Corp. Cl A (NYSE:BRC) was awarded an average rating of Overweight from investment analysts following the stock. About 30 days ago, BRC was issued an average rating of Overweight.

2 analysts declared BRC a buy, 0 gave an overweight rating, 3 gave a hold rating, 1 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. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for BRC. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 48, implying a possible profit of 44.04 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 34, implying potential capital losses of 2.03 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 0 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 0.28 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of BRC to grow at a rate of -1.94 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. 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, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. BRC has a PEG ratio of -9.38.

In the last 52-weeks, BRC has achieved a high of 40.50 and a low of 31.66. Currently the stock is 5.26 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 17.72 percent. BRC has a P/E ratio of 18.19. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The BRC value stock report compares BRC to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of BRC is $1.73 billion. BRC will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.