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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for GCI. The highest price target was 17, implying potential capital gains of 83.59 percent. The minimum price target given was 9, implying potential capital losses of -2.81 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes -7.32 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. 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.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of GCI's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 1197.65 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 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.