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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for CST. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 49, implying a possible profit of 0.96 percent. The minimum price target given was 48.53, implying a possible loss of -0.01 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -5.14 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. 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. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. 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. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. 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. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 15.53 percent, and below the high by 0.05 percent. 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.