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.

Several price targets were given for DV by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 46, which equates to a potential upside of 25 percent. The minimum price target given was 33, which equates to a potential downside of -10.33 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -2.09 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -2.09 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0.38 percent, as compared to a month ago. 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 have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 3 analysts made negative revisions. 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.

DV has an estimated earnings growth rate of 149.96 percent as forecasted by analysts. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. 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 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 stock has a market capitalization of $2.3 billion. DV will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.