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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for CBM. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 70, implying potential capital gains of 16.47 percent. The lowest 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.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -6.68 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 -1.64 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of CBM to grow at a rate of 12.17 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. 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, 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 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 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 market cap of CBM is $1.96 billion. CBM will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.