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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for DDS. The most optimistic price target was 55, which equates to a potential upside of -29.03 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 39, implying potential capital losses of -49.68 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average 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. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -1.51 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -4.11 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 2 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 1 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 2 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

DDS has an estimated earnings growth rate of -9.43 percent as forecasted by analysts. 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. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of DDS is -1.69.

DDS has traded between a high of 78.06 and a low of 45.51 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 70.29 percent, and below the high by 0.72 percent. DDS has a price/earnings 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.