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.

Several price targets were given for BRC by the analysts covering the stock. The highest price target was 48, implying a possible profit of 44.04 percent. The minimum price target given was 34, which equates to a potential downside of 2.03 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.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 0 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 0.28 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. 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.

The growth rate of BRC's earnings is estimated by analysts to be -1.94 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of BRC is -9.38.

BRC has a 52-week high of 40.50 and a 52-week low of 31.66. Currently the stock is 5.26 percent higher than its low, and 17.72 percent below the high. 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's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.