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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for GCP. The highest price target was 37, implying a possible profit of 21.71 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 36, which equates to a potential downside of 18.42 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 -46.87 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -47.54 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the 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 made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of GCP to grow at a rate of 51.06 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. GCP has a PEG ratio of 1.11.

In the trailing 52-weeks, GCP hit 34.23 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 25.10. Currently the stock is 21.12 percent higher than its 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 stock has a market capitalization of $2.16 billion. GCP will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.