Analyst Ratings for EPAM Systems Inc. (EPAM)Updated: 2017-07-26
Analysts covering EPAM Systems Inc. (NYSE:EPAM) have given it a consensus rating of Buy. Last month, EPAM received an average rating of Buy.
18 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 16 gave EPAM a buy rating, 0 gave an overweight rating, 2 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.
A number of analysts gave price targets for EPAM. The maximum price target given was 96, which equates to a potential upside of 10.37 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 72, implying potential capital losses of -17.22 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. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -0.39 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 4.12 percent in FY estimates.
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 0 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.
Analysts estimate earnings of EPAM to grow at a rate of 39.86 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, 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, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of EPAM is 1.18.
EPAM has a 52-week high of 87.93 and a 52-week low of 54.53. Today's price is 59.51 percent above the 52-week low, and 1.08 percent lower than its 52-week high. EPAM has a price/earnings ratio of 47.02. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The EPAM value stock report compares EPAM to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of EPAM is $4.49 billion. EPAM will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.