Analyst Ratings for Genpact Ltd. (G)

Updated: 2017-07-26

An average rating of Overweight has been given to Genpact Ltd. (NYSE:G) by analysts covering the stock. A consensus rating of Overweight was previously issued for G last month.

14 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 6 gave G a buy rating, 1 issued an overweight rating, 5 gave a hold rating, 1 gave an underweight rating, and 1 gave a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an increase of 1 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 1.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for G. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 32, implying potential capital gains of 10.61 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 23, which equates to a potential downside of -20.5 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes -1.56 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -0.35 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, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

G has an estimated earnings growth rate of 11.49 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, 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. The PEG ratio of G is 1.97.

In the trailing 52-weeks, G hit 29.00 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 22.58. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 28.12 percent, and 0.24 percent lower than its 52-week high. G has a price/earnings ratio of 22.6. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The G value stock report compares G to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of G is $5.54 billion. G will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.