Analyst Ratings for Dillard's Inc. (DDS)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Shares of Dillard's Inc. (NYSE:DDS) have received a consensus rating of Underweight from Wall Street analysts. Last month, DDS received an average rating of Underweight.

A buy rating was issued by 0 analysts, 0 gave an overweight rating, 3 gave a hold rating, 1 gave an underweight rating, and 2 gave a sell rating. Today, there are 0 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.

Several price targets were given for DDS by the analysts covering the stock. The maximum price target given was 55, implying potential capital gains of -29.03 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 39, implying a possible loss of -49.68 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 36.43 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -36.11 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -1.51 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -4.11 percent.

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 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 1 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 2 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of DDS's earnings is estimated by analysts to be -9.43 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of DDS is -1.69.

DDS has a 52-week high of 78.06 and a 52-week low of 45.51. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 70.29 percent, and 0.72 percent below the high. DDS has a P/E ratio of 15.95. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The DDS value stock report compares DDS to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $2.15 billion. DDS is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.