Analyst Ratings for Care Capital Properties Inc. (CCP)

Updated: 2017-07-27

An average rating of Hold has been given to Care Capital Properties Inc. (NYSE:CCP) by analysts covering the stock. CCP had previously received a consensus rating of Hold a month ago.

Of the 5 analysts covering the stock, 1 gave it a buy rating, 0 gave an overweight rating, 4 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an decrease of 1 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. Over the same time period, there has been an decrease of 1 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

A number of analysts gave price targets for CCP. The highest price target was 32, implying potential capital gains of 25.69 percent. The lowest price target was 20, which equates to a potential downside of -21.45 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.

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 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 7.14 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' 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 decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of CCP to grow at a rate of 99.43 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, 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, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of CCP is 0.18.

In the trailing 52-weeks, CCP hit 31.56 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 22.70. Currently the stock is 12.16 percent higher than its low, and 19.33 percent below the high. CCP has a price/earnings ratio of 17.41. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The CCP value stock report compares CCP to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $2.15 billion. CCP's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.