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.

Several price targets were given for GCI by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 17, implying a possible profit of 83.59 percent. The lowest price target was 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.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. That number becomes -7.32 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 1.5 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

GCI has an estimated earnings growth rate of 1197.65 percent as forecasted by analysts. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. GCI has a PEG ratio of 0.1.

In the trailing 52-weeks, GCI hit 13.14 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 7.30. Currently the stock is 26.85 percent higher than its low, and 29.53 percent lower than its 52-week high. 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.