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 highest price target was 127, implying potential capital gains of 19.45 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 100, implying a possible loss of -5.94 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.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 3.71 percent. That number becomes 3.44 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 3.25 percent, compared to last month. 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 made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 6 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of MAN's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 3.51 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is 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. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, 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 a 52-week high of 119.59 and a 52-week low of 66.50. Today's price is 59.88 percent above the 52-week 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 stock has a market capitalization of $7.07 billion. MAN will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.