Analyst Ratings for Moelis & Co. (MC)

Updated: 2017-07-19

An average rating of Overweight has been given to Moelis & Co. (NYSE:MC) by analysts covering the stock. Last month, MC received an average rating of Overweight.

5 analysts declared MC a buy, 0 issued an overweight rating, 4 gave a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Today, there are 0 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for MC. The most optimistic price target was 43, which equates to a potential upside of 7.23 percent. The lowest price target was 39, implying a possible loss of -2.74 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 7.76 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes 29.41 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 1.7 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 11.77 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 2 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 2 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of MC to grow at a rate of 22.36 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. MC has a PEG ratio of 1.04.

MC has traded between a high of 40.70 and a low of 23.60 over the past year. Today's price is 69.92 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 1.47 percent. MC has a P/E ratio of 23.31. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The MC value stock report compares MC to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $2.2 billion. MC will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.