Analyst Ratings for Coty Inc. Cl A (COTY)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Coty Inc. Cl A (NYSE:COTY) was awarded an average rating of Hold from investment analysts following the stock. COTY had previously received a consensus rating of Overweight a month ago.

A buy rating was issued by 5 analysts, 0 issued an overweight rating, 11 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 1 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. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for COTY. The maximum price target given was 25, implying potential capital gains of 22.91 percent. The minimum price target given was 16, implying potential capital losses of -21.34 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 downwards by an average of -5 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -27.88 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -0.62 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 2 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 3 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 3 analysts decreased their estimates.

In the trailing 52-weeks, COTY hit 30.13 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 16.95. Today's price is 20 percent above the 52-week low, and 32.49 percent lower than its 52-week high. COTY has a price/earnings ratio of 0. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The COTY value stock report compares COTY to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $14.81 billion. COTY will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.