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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for BURL. The highest price target was 115, implying potential capital gains of 32.53 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 97, implying a possible loss of 11.79 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days 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 2.05 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. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

BURL has an estimated earnings growth rate of 22.79 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. BURL has a PEG ratio of 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 below the high by 16.62 percent. 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.