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.

Several price targets were given for DPLO by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 20, implying a possible profit of 28.87 percent. The minimum price target given was 11, implying potential capital losses of -29.12 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 3.33 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days 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. 1 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 1 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.

Analysts estimate earnings of DPLO to grow at a rate of 155.68 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, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of DPLO is 0.4.

DPLO has traded between a high of 38.94 and a low of 12.25 over the past year. Currently the stock is 26.69 percent higher than its low, and 60.14 percent below the high. DPLO has a P/E 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.