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 price target was 17, implying a possible profit of 83.59 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 9, implying potential capital losses of -2.81 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -7.32 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. 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. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, 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.

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 that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of GCI is 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 lower than its 52-week high. GCI has a price/earnings 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's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.