Analyst Ratings for Comfort Systems USA Inc. (FIX)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Analysts covering Comfort Systems USA Inc. (NYSE:FIX) have given it a consensus rating of Overweight. Last month, FIX received an average rating of Overweight.

3 analysts declared FIX a buy, 0 gave an overweight rating, 2 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an decrease of 1 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 FIX. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 43, implying potential capital gains of 17.17 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 38, implying potential capital losses of 3.54 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.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -2.92 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -4.74 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -2.38 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 2 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 1 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of FIX to grow at a rate of 12.35 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. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. FIX has a PEG ratio of 1.79.

In the trailing 52-weeks, FIX hit 39.67 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 26.05. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 40.88 percent, and below the high by 7.49 percent. FIX has a price/earnings ratio of 22.11. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The FIX value stock report compares FIX to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of FIX is $1.36 billion. FIX is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.