Analyst Ratings for Lifelock Inc (LOCK)Updated: 2017-02-07
Lifelock Inc (NYSE:LOCK) was awarded an average rating of Hold from investment analysts following the stock. A consensus rating of Hold was previously issued for LOCK last month.
5 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 2 gave LOCK a buy rating, 0 issued an overweight rating, 2 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 1 gave a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an decrease of 3 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 1 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.
A number of analysts gave price targets for LOCK. The most optimistic price target was 24, implying a possible profit of 0.04 percent. The minimum price target given was 18, which equates to a potential downside of -24.97 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.
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 0 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0.66 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 6.21 percent in FY estimates.
Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.
LOCK has an estimated earnings growth rate of 405.8 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. LOCK has a PEG ratio of 0.32.
In the last 52-weeks, LOCK has achieved a high of 24.02 and a low of 9.14. Today's price is 162.47 percent above the 52-week low, and 0.12 percent lower than its 52-week high. LOCK has a P/E ratio of 129.08. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The LOCK value stock report compares LOCK to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of LOCK is $2.26 billion. LOCK will post this quarters earnings in -927 days, on 2017-02-08.