Analyst Ratings for Group 1 Automotive Inc. (GPI)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Shares of Group 1 Automotive Inc. (NYSE:GPI) have received a consensus rating of Hold from Wall Street analysts. Last month, GPI received an average rating of Hold.

2 analysts declared GPI a buy, 0 issued an overweight rating, 9 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 2 gave a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

GPI was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic price target was 85, which equates to a potential upside of 39.41 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 53, implying potential capital losses of -13.07 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -0.75 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -7.64 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -0.68 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -6.07 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 2 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 2 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 2 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of GPI to grow at a rate of 8.25 percent. 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, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. GPI has a PEG ratio of 1.1.

GPI has a 52-week high of 83.18 and a 52-week low of 55.06. Currently the stock is 10.73 percent higher than its low, and 26.7 percent below the high. GPI has a price/earnings ratio of 9.05. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The GPI value stock report compares GPI to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of GPI is $1.3 billion. GPI's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.