Analyst Ratings for CST Brands Inc. (CST)

Updated: 2017-06-27

Shares of CST Brands Inc. (NYSE:CST) have received a consensus rating of Hold from Wall Street analysts. A consensus rating of Hold was previously issued for CST last month.

A buy rating was issued by 0 analysts, 0 gave an overweight rating, 5 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an increase of 0 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 CST. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 49, which equates to a potential upside of 0.96 percent. The minimum price target given was 48.53, implying a possible loss of -0.01 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. That number becomes -5.14 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. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -2.58 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of CST to grow at a rate of -57.21 percent. 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. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. CST has a PEG ratio of -0.21.

CST has a 52-week high of 48.56 and a 52-week low of 42.01. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 15.53 percent, and 0.05 percent below the high. CST has a P/E ratio of 11.99. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The CST value stock report compares CST to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $3.69 billion. CST's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.