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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for DSW. The most optimistic price target was 21, which equates to a potential upside of 15.77 percent. The lowest price target was 14.5, which equates to a potential downside of -20.07 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 0 percent. That number becomes -12.31 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. 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 -2.03 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 2 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, 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, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. 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. Today's price is 13.52 percent above the 52-week low, and 30.82 percent lower than its 52-week high. 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.