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 price target was 24, implying potential capital gains of 0.04 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 18, implying a possible loss of -24.97 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. 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.

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, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. 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. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, 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. The PEG ratio of LOCK is 0.32.

In the last 52-weeks, LOCK has achieved a high of 24.02 and a low of 9.14. Currently the stock is 162.47 percent higher than its low, and 0.12 percent below the 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 market cap of LOCK is $2.26 billion. LOCK's next earnings release will be on 2017-02-08, which is -649 days away.