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.

FMSA was given price targets by several analysts. The maximum price target given was 8, implying potential capital gains of 176.82 percent. The lowest price target was 2.25, implying potential capital losses of -22.15 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 16.67 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 100 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 7.89 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 65 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 2 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 3 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 2 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

In the trailing 52-weeks, FMSA hit 13.12 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 2.58. Currently the stock is 12.02 percent higher than its low, and 77.97 percent lower than its 52-week high. FMSA has a P/E 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's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.