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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for DV. The highest price target was 46, implying a possible profit of 25 percent. The minimum price target given was 33, implying potential capital losses of -10.33 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -2.09 percent. That number becomes -2.09 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0.38 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 1.31 percent in FY estimates.

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, while 3 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 4 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 1 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of DV's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 149.96 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, 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 a 52-week high of 40.70 and a 52-week low of 15.36. Currently the stock is 139.58 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 9.58 percent. DV has a P/E 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's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.