Analyst Ratings for DeVry Education Group Inc. (DV)

Updated: 2017-05-22

Analysts covering DeVry Education Group Inc. (NYSE:DV) have given it a consensus rating of Overweight. DV had previously received a consensus rating of Overweight a month ago.

Of the 7 analysts covering the stock, 3 gave it a buy rating, 0 issued an overweight rating, 4 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Today, there are 1 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for DV. The maximum price target given was 46, implying a possible profit of 25 percent. The minimum price target given was 33, implying a possible loss of -10.33 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -2.09 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -2.09 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0.38 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 1.31 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 3 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 4 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 1 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of DV's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 149.96 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, 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 DV is 0.23.

DV has traded between a high of 40.70 and a low of 15.36 over the past year. Currently the stock is 139.58 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 9.58 percent. DV has a price/earnings ratio of 34.07. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The DV value stock report compares DV to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of DV is $2.3 billion. DV is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.