Analyst Ratings for Carters Inc. (CRI)

Updated: 2017-07-26

Shares of Carters Inc. (NYSE:CRI) have received a consensus rating of Overweight from Wall Street analysts. Last month, CRI received an average rating of Overweight.

Of the 11 analysts covering the stock, 7 gave it a buy rating, 1 gave an overweight rating, 3 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 0. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for CRI. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 115, which equates to a potential upside of 29.74 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 93, implying potential capital losses of 4.92 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -15.06 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 -0.09 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, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

CRI has an estimated earnings growth rate of 12.84 percent as forecasted by analysts. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of CRI is 1.38.

In the trailing 52-weeks, CRI hit 107.16 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 77.94. Today's price is 13.73 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 17.28 percent. CRI has a P/E ratio of 17.66. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The CRI value stock report compares CRI to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of CRI is $4.25 billion. CRI is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.