Analyst Ratings for Manchester United Ltd. Cl A (MANU)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Shares of Manchester United Ltd. Cl A (NYSE:MANU) have received a consensus rating of Buy from Wall Street analysts. MANU had previously received a consensus rating of Buy a month ago.

A buy rating was issued by 5 analysts, 0 issued an overweight rating, 1 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Today, there are 0 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

A number of analysts gave price targets for MANU. The highest price target was 20, implying potential capital gains of 16.31 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 19, which equates to a potential downside of 10.5 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 4.55 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes 54.46 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 2.38 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 95.56 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 1 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 1 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of MANU's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 161.67 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, 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, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of MANU is 1.01.

In the last 52-weeks, MANU has achieved a high of 17.80 and a low of 14.10. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 21.95 percent, and 3.4 percent below the high. MANU has a price/earnings ratio of 163.65. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The MANU value stock report compares MANU to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $2.82 billion. MANU's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.