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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for BRC. The maximum price target given was 48, implying a possible profit of 44.04 percent. The lowest price target was 34, implying potential capital losses of 2.03 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

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

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of BRC to grow at a rate of -1.94 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of BRC is -9.38.

In the last 52-weeks, BRC has achieved a high of 40.50 and a low of 31.66. Today's price is 5.26 percent above the 52-week low, and 17.72 percent lower than its 52-week high. 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 market cap of BRC is $1.73 billion. BRC's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.