Analyst Ratings for Gannett Co. Inc. (GCI)

Updated: 2017-07-27

An average rating of Overweight has been given to Gannett Co. Inc. (NYSE:GCI) by analysts covering the stock. About 30 days ago, GCI was issued an average rating of Overweight.

6 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 2 gave GCI a buy rating, 0 gave an overweight rating, 4 gave a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Today, there are 0 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

GCI was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 17, implying a possible profit of 83.59 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 9, implying a possible loss of -2.81 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -7.32 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 1.5 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of GCI's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 1197.65 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of GCI is 0.1.

In the last 52-weeks, GCI has achieved a high of 13.14 and a low of 7.30. Currently the stock is 26.85 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 29.53 percent. GCI has a P/E ratio of 115.75. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The GCI value stock report compares GCI to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of GCI is $1.03 billion. GCI will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.