Analyst Ratings for Luxoft Holding Inc. (LXFT)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Luxoft Holding Inc. (NYSE:LXFT) was awarded an average rating of Overweight from investment analysts following the stock. LXFT had previously received a consensus rating of Overweight a month ago.

13 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 8 gave LXFT a buy rating, 0 issued an overweight rating, 5 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 LXFT. The maximum price target given was 86, implying a possible profit of 37.93 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 58, implying a possible loss of -6.98 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.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. That number becomes -3.28 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 2.98 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -3.47 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 2 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

LXFT has an estimated earnings growth rate of 27.85 percent as forecasted by analysts. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. 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. The PEG ratio of LXFT is 1.21.

In the trailing 52-weeks, LXFT hit 67.85 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 48.20. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 29.36 percent, and 8.11 percent below the high. LXFT has a P/E ratio of 33.7. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The LXFT value stock report compares LXFT to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of LXFT is $2.15 billion. LXFT's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.