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 maximum price target given was 17, implying potential capital gains of 83.59 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 9, which equates to a potential downside of -2.81 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.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -7.32 percent. 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. 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, 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. People on Wall Street often look at a company's 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. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. GCI has a PEG ratio of 0.1.

GCI has a 52-week high of 13.14 and a 52-week low of 7.30. Currently the stock is 26.85 percent higher than its low, and 29.53 percent below the 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 stock has a market capitalization of $1.03 billion. GCI will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.