Analyst Ratings for Dupont Fabros Technology Inc. (DFT)

Updated: 2017-07-26

An average rating of Hold has been given to Dupont Fabros Technology Inc. (NYSE:DFT) by analysts covering the stock. DFT had previously received a consensus rating of Hold a month ago.

15 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 4 gave DFT a buy rating, 0 issued an overweight rating, 10 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 1 gave a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has decreased by 5. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

Several price targets were given for DFT by the analysts covering the stock. The highest price target was 68, which equates to a potential upside of 11 percent. The minimum price target given was 49, which equates to a potential downside of -20.01 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -1.06 percent. That number becomes 0 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -0.76 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 1 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 2 analysts decreased their estimates.

DFT has an estimated earnings growth rate of 77.54 percent as forecasted by analysts. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. 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. The PEG ratio of DFT is 0.45.

In the trailing 52-weeks, DFT hit 66.18 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 37.54. Today's price is 63.19 percent above the 52-week low, and 7.43 percent below the high. DFT has a price/earnings ratio of 35.01. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The DFT value stock report compares DFT to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of DFT is $4.72 billion. DFT will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.