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 most optimistic price target was 20, implying a possible profit of 16.31 percent. The minimum price target given was 19, which equates to a potential downside of 10.5 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 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. 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.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 1 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 1 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of MANU's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 161.67 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of MANU is 1.01.

In the trailing 52-weeks, MANU hit 17.80 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 14.10. Currently the stock is 21.95 percent higher than its low, and 3.4 percent below the 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 stock has a market capitalization of $2.82 billion. MANU is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.