Analyst Ratings for Columbia Property Trust Inc. (CXP)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Analysts covering Columbia Property Trust Inc. (NYSE:CXP) have given it a consensus rating of Overweight. CXP had previously received a consensus rating of Overweight a month ago.

2 analysts declared CXP a buy, 0 issued an overweight rating, 4 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has decreased by 1. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

Several price targets were given for CXP by the analysts covering the stock. The maximum price target given was 26, implying a possible profit of 18.13 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 21, which equates to a potential downside of -4.59 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.

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 -1.79 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 0 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. 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.

Analysts estimate earnings of CXP to grow at a rate of 2249.97 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of CXP is 0.19.

In the last 52-weeks, CXP has achieved a high of 24.63 and a low of 20.27. Currently the stock is 8.58 percent higher than its low, and 10.64 percent lower than its 52-week high. CXP has a P/E ratio of 434.98. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The CXP value stock report compares CXP to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $2.7 billion. CXP is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.