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 maximum price target given was 48, which equates to a potential upside of 44.04 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 34, implying a possible loss of 2.03 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

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. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 0.28 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 0 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, 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. 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. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies 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. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 5.26 percent, and below the high by 17.72 percent. BRC has a price/earnings 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 stock has a market capitalization of $1.73 billion. BRC's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.