Analyst Ratings for Cambrex Corp. (CBM)

Updated: 2017-07-29

An average rating of Buy has been given to Cambrex Corp. (NYSE:CBM) by analysts covering the stock. About 30 days ago, CBM was issued an average rating of Buy.

Of the 4 analysts covering the stock, 4 gave it a buy rating, 0 gave an overweight rating, 0 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

A number of analysts gave price targets for CBM. The maximum price target given was 70, implying a possible profit of 16.47 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 61, which equates to a potential downside of 1.5 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -6.68 percent. 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 -1.64 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' 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, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of CBM to grow at a rate of 12.17 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. CBM has a PEG ratio of 1.88.

In the trailing 52-weeks, CBM hit 62.95 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 38.30. Today's price is 56.92 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 4.53 percent. CBM has a price/earnings ratio of 22.85. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The CBM value stock report compares CBM to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of CBM is $1.96 billion. CBM will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.