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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for GDOT. The maximum price target given was 48, implying potential capital gains of 18.67 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 33, which equates to a potential downside of -18.42 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. That number becomes -8.59 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. 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 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, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of GDOT's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 64.91 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. GDOT has a PEG ratio of 0.66.

GDOT has a 52-week high of 40.84 and a 52-week low of 21.45. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 88.58 percent, and 0.95 percent below the high. GDOT has a price/earnings 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 stock has a market capitalization of $2.02 billion. GDOT will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.