Analyst Ratings for DCT Industrial Trust Inc. (DCT)

Updated: 2017-07-26

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

4 analysts declared DCT a buy, 1 gave an overweight rating, 9 gave a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Today, there are 1 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for DCT. The maximum price target given was 63, which equates to a potential upside of 11.5 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 51, which equates to a potential downside of -9.73 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes 0.85 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. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 0.63 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 2 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 2 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 2 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 2 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of DCT to grow at a rate of 213.19 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. DCT has a PEG ratio of 0.34.

DCT has a 52-week high of 56.73 and a 52-week low of 42.96. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 31.52 percent, and below the high by 0.41 percent. DCT has a P/E ratio of 72.44. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The DCT value stock report compares DCT to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of DCT is $5.13 billion. DCT is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.