Analyst Ratings for Cable One Inc. (CABO)

Updated: 2017-07-26

Shares of Cable One Inc. (NYSE:CABO) have received a consensus rating of Overweight from Wall Street analysts. CABO had previously received a consensus rating of Overweight a month ago.

4 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 1 gave CABO a buy rating, 1 gave an overweight rating, 2 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an increase of 1 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

CABO was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 785, implying a possible profit of 5.27 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 579, which equates to a potential downside of -22.35 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. That number becomes -10.5 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. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -6.22 percent.

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, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of CABO's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 12.18 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of CABO is 3.35.

In the last 52-weeks, CABO has achieved a high of 755.56 and a low of 506.43. Currently the stock is 47.24 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 1.31 percent. CABO has a P/E ratio of 40.79. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The CABO value stock report compares CABO to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of CABO is $4.29 billion. CABO will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.