Analyst Ratings for Fairmount Santrol Holdings Inc. (FMSA)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Analysts covering Fairmount Santrol Holdings Inc. (NYSE:FMSA) have given it a consensus rating of Overweight. About 30 days ago, FMSA was issued an average rating of Overweight.

Of the 17 analysts covering the stock, 9 gave it a buy rating, 1 gave an overweight rating, 6 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 1 issued a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an decrease of 3 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 1 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

Several price targets were given for FMSA by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic price target was 8, implying a possible profit of 176.82 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 2.25, implying a possible loss of -22.15 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 16.67 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 100 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 7.89 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 65 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 2 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 3 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 2 analysts decreased their estimates.

FMSA has a 52-week high of 13.12 and a 52-week low of 2.58. Today's price is 12.02 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 77.97 percent. FMSA has a price/earnings ratio of 0. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The FMSA value stock report compares FMSA to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of FMSA is $0.65592 billion. FMSA is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.