Analyst Ratings for Green Dot Corp. Cl A (GDOT)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Shares of Green Dot Corp. Cl A (NYSE:GDOT) have received a consensus rating of Overweight from Wall Street analysts. About 30 days ago, GDOT was issued an average rating of Overweight.

A buy rating was issued by 7 analysts, 0 issued an overweight rating, 8 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has decreased by 1. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for GDOT. The highest price target was 48, implying potential capital gains of 18.67 percent. The minimum price target given was 33, 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. That number becomes -8.59 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. 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 0.15 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

GDOT has an estimated earnings growth rate of 64.91 percent as forecasted by analysts. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. 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. GDOT has a PEG ratio of 0.66.

In the trailing 52-weeks, GDOT hit 40.84 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 21.45. Today's price is 88.58 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 0.95 percent. GDOT has a P/E ratio of 42.58. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The GDOT value stock report compares GDOT to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of GDOT is $2.02 billion. GDOT will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.