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 maximum price target given was 20, implying a possible profit of 16.31 percent. The lowest price target was 19, implying potential capital losses of 10.5 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by 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. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 2.38 percent, as compared to a month ago. 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. Over the past month, 1 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, 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. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. 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. MANU has a PEG ratio of 1.01.

In the last 52-weeks, MANU has achieved a high of 17.80 and a low of 14.10. Today's price is 21.95 percent above the 52-week low, 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.