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 highest price target was 49, which equates to a potential upside of 0.96 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 48.53, which equates to a potential downside 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. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -2.58 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of CST's earnings is estimated by analysts to be -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. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. CST has a PEG ratio of -0.21.

In the last 52-weeks, CST has achieved a high of 48.56 and a low of 42.01. Today's price is 15.53 percent above the 52-week low, and 0.05 percent lower than its 52-week 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.