Analyst Ratings for Diplomat Pharmacy Inc. (DPLO)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Shares of Diplomat Pharmacy Inc. (NYSE:DPLO) have received a consensus rating of Hold from Wall Street analysts. DPLO had previously received a consensus rating of Hold a month ago.

A buy rating was issued by 3 analysts, 1 gave an overweight rating, 7 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 1 issued a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an increase of 1 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

A number of analysts gave price targets for DPLO. The maximum price target given was 20, implying a possible profit of 28.87 percent. The lowest price target was 11, implying a possible loss of -29.12 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 3.33 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -3.12 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -1.52 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 1.56 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 1 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 1 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 2 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of DPLO to grow at a rate of 155.68 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of DPLO is 0.4.

In the trailing 52-weeks, DPLO hit 38.94 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 12.25. Currently the stock is 26.69 percent higher than its low, and 60.14 percent lower than its 52-week high. DPLO has a price/earnings ratio of 62.08. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The DPLO value stock report compares DPLO to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of DPLO is $1.06 billion. DPLO is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.