Analyst Ratings for ManpowerGroup (MAN)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Shares of ManpowerGroup (NYSE:MAN) have received a consensus rating of Overweight from Wall Street analysts. MAN had previously received a consensus rating of Overweight a month ago.

15 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 5 gave MAN a buy rating, 1 gave an overweight rating, 9 gave a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 0. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

A number of analysts gave price targets for MAN. The most optimistic price target was 127, which equates to a potential upside of 19.45 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 100, implying a possible loss of -5.94 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 3.71 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 3.44 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 3.25 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 3.17 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 6 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 6 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of MAN to grow at a rate of 3.51 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, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of MAN is 4.62.

MAN has traded between a high of 119.59 and a low of 66.50 over the past year. Today's price is 59.88 percent above the 52-week low, and 11.1 percent below the high. MAN has a P/E ratio of 16.2. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The MAN value stock report compares MAN to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $7.07 billion. MAN will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.