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.
EPAM was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 96, implying a possible profit of 10.37 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 72, implying potential capital losses of -17.22 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 0 percent. That number becomes -0.39 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 percent. 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. 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.
Analysts estimate earnings of EPAM to grow at a rate of 39.86 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of EPAM is 1.18.
In the last 52-weeks, EPAM has achieved a high of 87.93 and a low of 54.53. Today's price is 59.51 percent above the 52-week low, and 1.08 percent below the 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 stock has a market capitalization of $4.49 billion. EPAM's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.