Analyst Ratings for Barracuda Networks Inc. (CUDA)

Updated: 2017-07-28

An average rating of Overweight has been given to Barracuda Networks Inc. (NYSE:CUDA) by analysts covering the stock. About 30 days ago, CUDA was issued an average rating of Overweight.

18 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 11 gave CUDA a buy rating, 2 issued an overweight rating, 5 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 issued 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 CUDA. The most optimistic price target was 35, which equates to a potential upside of 50.93 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 21, implying a possible loss of -9.44 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 downwards by an average of -11.51 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -11.51 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0.82 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 0.82 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 2 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 7 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 6 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 4 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of CUDA's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 83.64 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. CUDA has a PEG ratio of 1.46.

CUDA has traded between a high of 26.69 and a low of 19.06 over the past year. Currently the stock is 21.67 percent higher than its low, and 13.11 percent lower than its 52-week high. CUDA has a price/earnings ratio of 122.32. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The CUDA value stock report compares CUDA to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of CUDA is $1.24 billion. CUDA will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.