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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for LXFT. The highest price target was 86, which equates to a potential upside of 37.93 percent. The lowest price target was 58, implying a possible loss of -6.98 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -3.28 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 2.98 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -3.47 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their 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.

Analysts estimate earnings of LXFT to grow at a rate of 27.85 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at 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, 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.

LXFT has a 52-week high of 67.85 and a 52-week low of 48.20. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 29.36 percent, and below the high by 8.11 percent. LXFT has a price/earnings 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 stock has a market capitalization of $2.15 billion. LXFT will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.