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 maximum price target given was 68, which equates to a potential upside of 11 percent. The minimum price target given was 49, implying potential capital losses of -20.01 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.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -1.06 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 0 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -0.76 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, 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 made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

DFT has an estimated earnings growth rate of 77.54 percent as forecasted by analysts. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. 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 below the 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's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.