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.

MANU was given price targets by several analysts. The maximum price target given was 20, implying potential capital gains of 16.31 percent. The minimum price target given was 19, implying potential capital losses of 10.5 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 4.55 percent. That number becomes 54.46 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 2.38 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 95.56 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 1 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 1 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of MANU's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 161.67 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. 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. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. MANU has a PEG ratio of 1.01.

MANU has traded between a high of 17.80 and a low of 14.10 over the past year. Currently the stock is 21.95 percent higher than its low, and 3.4 percent lower than its 52-week high. MANU has a P/E 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 market cap of MANU is $2.82 billion. MANU will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.