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 maximum price target given was 37, implying potential capital gains of 21.71 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 36, implying potential capital losses of 18.42 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

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. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. 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, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of GCP's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 51.06 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. 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. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 21.12 percent, and 11.19 percent lower than its 52-week 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.