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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for DFT. The maximum price target given was 68, implying potential capital gains of 11 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 49, implying a possible loss of -20.01 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average 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, which can be compared to the 1 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 2 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of DFT's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 77.54 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. 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. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 63.19 percent, and below the high by 7.43 percent. 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's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.