Analyst Ratings for Intercontinental Exchange Inc. (ICE)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Intercontinental Exchange Inc. (NYSE:ICE) was awarded an average rating of Overweight from investment analysts following the stock. About 30 days ago, ICE was issued an average rating of Overweight.

A buy rating was issued by 11 analysts, 1 gave an overweight rating, 4 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an decrease of 1 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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for ICE. The highest price target was 74, implying a possible profit of 11.24 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 54, which equates to a potential downside of -18.82 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 2.72 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 0.67 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 1 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 0.17 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 7 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 6 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of ICE to grow at a rate of 16.98 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. ICE has a PEG ratio of 1.51.

In the trailing 52-weeks, ICE hit 67.48 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 52.27. Today's price is 27.26 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 1.42 percent. ICE has a P/E ratio of 25.56. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The ICE value stock report compares ICE to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of ICE is $39.15 billion. ICE will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.