Analyst Ratings for GCP Applied Technologies Inc. (GCP)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Shares of GCP Applied Technologies Inc. (NYSE:GCP) have received a consensus rating of Buy from Wall Street analysts. GCP had previously received a consensus rating of Buy a month ago.

A buy rating was issued by 4 analysts, 1 issued an overweight rating, 0 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Today, there are 1 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

A number of analysts gave price targets for GCP. The maximum price target given was 37, which equates to a potential upside of 21.71 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 36, implying potential capital losses of 18.42 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -46.87 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 -47.54 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 made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

GCP has an estimated earnings growth rate of 51.06 percent as forecasted by analysts. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of GCP is 1.11.

In the last 52-weeks, GCP has achieved a high of 34.23 and a low of 25.10. Today's price is 21.12 percent above the 52-week low, and 11.19 percent below the high. GCP has a P/E ratio of 56.89. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The GCP value stock report compares GCP to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of GCP is $2.16 billion. GCP will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.