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.

LOCK was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 24, implying potential capital gains of 0.04 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 18, which equates to a potential downside of -24.97 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some 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. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0.66 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 6.21 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of LOCK's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 405.8 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the 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, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. 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. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 162.47 percent, and 0.12 percent lower than its 52-week high. LOCK has a price/earnings 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 stock has a market capitalization of $2.26 billion. LOCK will post this quarters earnings in -776 days, on 2017-02-08.