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.

CBM was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic price target was 70, implying a possible profit of 16.47 percent. The lowest price target was 61, implying a possible loss of 1.5 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. That number becomes -6.68 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. 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 -1.64 percent in FY estimates.

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 decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of CBM to grow at a rate of 12.17 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. 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. CBM has a PEG ratio of 1.88.

In the last 52-weeks, CBM has achieved a high of 62.95 and a low of 38.30. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 56.92 percent, and 4.53 percent lower than its 52-week high. CBM has a P/E 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 stock has a market capitalization of $1.96 billion. CBM's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.