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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for CXP. The maximum price target given was 26, implying potential capital gains of 18.13 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 21, implying potential capital losses of -4.59 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.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days 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. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, 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.

The growth rate of CXP's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 2249.97 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. 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. CXP has a PEG ratio of 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 below the high by 10.64 percent. 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's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.