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 maximum price target given was 115, which equates to a potential upside of 32.53 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 97, implying potential capital losses 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. 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 2.05 percent.

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 revised their estimates downwards. 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.

Analysts estimate earnings of BURL to grow at a rate of 22.79 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. 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. BURL has a PEG ratio of 1.18.

BURL has traded between a high of 104.07 and a low of 68.94 over the past year. Currently the stock is 25.86 percent higher than its 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 market cap of BURL is $6.08 billion. BURL will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.