Analyst Ratings for Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC)

Updated: 2017-04-02

Shares of Computer Sciences Corporation (NYSE:CSC) have received a consensus rating of Overweight from Wall Street analysts. CSC had previously received a consensus rating of Overweight a month ago.

17 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 5 gave CSC a buy rating, 0 gave an overweight rating, 12 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 issued 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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for CSC. The highest price target was 90, implying potential capital gains of 30.42 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 47, implying potential capital losses of -31.89 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 -8.7 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 0.91 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 2 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 2 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

CSC has traded between a high of 74.92 and a low of 32.51 over the past year. Currently the stock is 112.27 percent higher than its low, and 7.89 percent below the high. CSC has a price/earnings ratio of 0. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The CSC value stock report compares CSC to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of CSC is $9.44 billion. CSC will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.