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.

Many analysts weighed in on 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 most pessimistic price target was 48.53, implying potential capital losses of -0.01 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.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes -5.14 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -2.58 percent in FY estimates.

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, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of CST to grow at a rate of -57.21 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's 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, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. CST has a PEG ratio of -0.21.

In the trailing 52-weeks, CST hit 48.56 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 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 price/earnings 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 market cap of CST is $3.69 billion. CST's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.