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 analyst gave a price target of 8, implying potential capital gains of 176.82 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 2.25, implying a possible loss of -22.15 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.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 16.67 percent on average, compared to last month. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which 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.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 2 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 3 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 2 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

In the last 52-weeks, FMSA has achieved a high of 13.12 and a low of 2.58. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 12.02 percent, and 77.97 percent below the 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 stock has a market capitalization of $0.65592 billion. FMSA's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.