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, which equates to a potential upside of 22.91 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 16, which equates to a potential downside 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.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -5 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -27.88 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -0.62 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 2 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 3 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 3 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

In the last 52-weeks, COTY has achieved a high of 30.13 and a low of 16.95. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 20 percent, and below the high by 32.49 percent. COTY has a P/E 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 market cap of COTY is $14.81 billion. COTY's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.