Analyst Ratings for Burlington Stores Inc. (BURL)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Burlington Stores Inc. (NYSE:BURL) was awarded an average rating of Buy from investment analysts following the stock. Last month, BURL received an average rating of Buy.

Of the 17 analysts covering the stock, 14 gave it a buy rating, 0 issued an overweight rating, 3 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has decreased by 1. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

Several price targets were given for BURL by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic price target was 115, implying potential capital gains of 32.53 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 97, implying potential capital losses of 11.79 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes 0 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 2.05 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, 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.

BURL has an estimated earnings growth rate of 22.79 percent as forecasted by analysts. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. 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 BURL is 1.18.

BURL has a 52-week high of 104.07 and a 52-week low of 68.94. Today's price is 25.86 percent above the 52-week low, and 16.62 percent lower than its 52-week high. BURL has a price/earnings ratio of 26.94. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The BURL value stock report compares BURL to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $6.08 billion. BURL is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.