Analyst Ratings for Installed Building Products Inc. (IBP)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Installed Building Products Inc. (NYSE:IBP) was awarded an average rating of Buy from investment analysts following the stock. About 30 days ago, IBP was issued an average rating of Buy.

A buy rating was issued by 6 analysts, 0 gave an overweight rating, 1 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Today, there are 1 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. 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 IBP. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 61, implying potential capital gains of 16.63 percent. The lowest price target was 58, implying a possible loss of 10.9 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -10.45 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 -8.36 percent.

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

The growth rate of IBP's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 15.85 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 people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. 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. The PEG ratio of IBP is 2.66.

IBP has a 52-week high of 55.45 and a 52-week low of 30.16. Currently the stock is 73.41 percent higher than its low, and 5.68 percent lower than its 52-week high. IBP has a P/E ratio of 42.18. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The IBP value stock report compares IBP to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of IBP is $1.68 billion. IBP will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.