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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for DCT. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 63, implying potential capital gains of 11.5 percent. The minimum price target given was 51, implying a possible loss of -9.73 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing 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. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 0.63 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 2 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 2 analysts revised their estimates downwards. 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. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. 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 price/earnings 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's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.