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 potential capital gains of 21.71 percent. The minimum price target given 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. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days 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.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, 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.

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. 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. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of GCP is 1.11.

In the trailing 52-weeks, GCP hit 34.23 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 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 stock has a market capitalization of $2.16 billion. GCP's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.