Analyst Ratings for DSW Inc. Cl A (DSW)

Updated: 2017-07-27

DSW Inc. Cl A (NYSE:DSW) was awarded an average rating of Hold from investment analysts following the stock. About 30 days ago, DSW was issued an average rating of Hold.

Of the 16 analysts covering the stock, 2 gave it a buy rating, 2 issued an overweight rating, 11 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 1 gave 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 decreased by 1.

Several price targets were given for DSW by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 21, implying a possible profit of 15.77 percent. The lowest price target was 14.5, implying a possible loss of -20.07 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -12.31 percent. 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 -2.03 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 2 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of DSW's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 3.43 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, 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. DSW has a PEG ratio of 3.7.

In the trailing 52-weeks, DSW hit 26.22 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 15.98. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 13.52 percent, and below the high by 30.82 percent. DSW has a P/E ratio of 12.68. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The DSW value stock report compares DSW to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.43 billion. DSW is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.