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.

DFT was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic price target was 68, implying potential capital gains of 11 percent. The most pessimistic price target 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.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -1.06 percent on average, compared to last month. 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 revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 2 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of DFT's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 77.54 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, 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. DFT has a PEG ratio of 0.45.

DFT has a 52-week high of 66.18 and a 52-week low of 37.54. Today's price is 63.19 percent above the 52-week low, and 7.43 percent lower than its 52-week high. DFT has a P/E 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 stock has a market capitalization of $4.72 billion. DFT is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.