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.

CRI was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic price target was 115, which equates to a potential upside of 29.74 percent. The lowest price target was 93, implying a possible loss of 4.92 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.

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 -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, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. 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. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of CRI is 1.38.

CRI has a 52-week high of 107.16 and a 52-week low of 77.94. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 13.73 percent, and 17.28 percent lower than its 52-week high. 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.