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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for DSW. The maximum price target given was 21, which equates to a potential upside of 15.77 percent. The minimum price target given 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.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -12.31 percent. 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.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 2 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of DSW's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 3.43 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of DSW is 3.7.

DSW has a 52-week high of 26.22 and a 52-week low of 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.