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 highest price target was 24, implying a possible profit of 0.04 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 18, implying a possible loss 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.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. That number becomes 0 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0.66 percent. 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. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, 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.

LOCK has an estimated earnings growth rate of 405.8 percent as forecasted by analysts. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. LOCK has a PEG ratio of 0.32.

LOCK has traded between a high of 24.02 and a low of 9.14 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 162.47 percent, and below the high by 0.12 percent. 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 2017-02-08, days from today.