Analyst Ratings for Dick's Sporting Goods Inc. (DKS)

Updated: 2017-07-26

Dick's Sporting Goods Inc. (NYSE:DKS) was awarded an average rating of Overweight from investment analysts following the stock. Last month, DKS received an average rating of Overweight.

33 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 17 gave DKS a buy rating, 1 issued an overweight rating, 15 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an decrease of 2 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

DKS was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 62, implying a possible profit of 71.22 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 40, implying potential capital losses of 10.47 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -0.97 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 3.02 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -0.54 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -1.08 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 2 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 2 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of DKS to grow at a rate of 43.83 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. DKS has a PEG ratio of 0.32.

DKS has traded between a high of 62.88 and a low of 34.55 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 4.8 percent, and 42.41 percent lower than its 52-week high. DKS has a P/E ratio of 13.98. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The DKS value stock report compares DKS to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of DKS is $4.03 billion. DKS's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.