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.

Investment analysts gave a few 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, which equates to a potential downside of -5.94 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

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. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 3.25 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 3.17 percent.

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 revised their estimates downwards. 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.

The growth rate of MAN's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 3.51 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. MAN has a PEG ratio of 4.62.

MAN has traded between a high of 119.59 and a low of 66.50 over the past year. Currently the stock is 59.88 percent higher than its low, and 11.1 percent lower than its 52-week high. MAN has a price/earnings 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 market cap of MAN is $7.07 billion. MAN will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.