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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for CSC. The maximum price target given was 90, implying potential capital gains of 30.42 percent. The minimum price target given was 47, implying potential capital losses of -31.89 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. That number becomes -8.7 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 0.91 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, 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 below the high by 7.89 percent. CSC has a P/E 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 stock has a market capitalization of $9.44 billion. CSC's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.