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.

Several price targets were given for GDOT by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 48, which equates to a potential upside of 18.67 percent. The lowest price target was 33, implying a possible loss of -18.42 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -8.59 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 0.15 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

GDOT has an estimated earnings growth rate of 64.91 percent as forecasted by analysts. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, 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.

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 0.95 percent lower than its 52-week high. 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 stock has a market capitalization of $2.02 billion. GDOT will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.