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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for GPI. The maximum price target given was 85, implying a possible profit of 39.41 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 53, implying a possible loss of -13.07 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -0.75 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -7.64 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -0.68 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -6.07 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 2 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 2 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 2 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of GPI's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 8.25 percent. 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. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of GPI is 1.1.

In the trailing 52-weeks, GPI hit 83.18 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 55.06. Today's price is 10.73 percent above the 52-week low, and 26.7 percent lower than its 52-week 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.