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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for BURL. The most optimistic 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. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

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. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. 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 made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, 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.

BURL has an estimated earnings growth rate of 22.79 percent as forecasted by analysts. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. 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 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 below the high. BURL has a P/E 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's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.