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.

DCT was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 63, implying a possible profit of 11.5 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 51, implying a possible loss 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. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 0.85 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 0.63 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 2 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 2 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 2 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 2 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's 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, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. DCT has a PEG ratio of 0.34.

DCT has traded between a high of 56.73 and a low of 42.96 over the past year. Currently the stock is 31.52 percent higher than its low, and 0.41 percent below the high. 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 stock has a market capitalization of $5.13 billion. DCT's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.