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.

Several price targets were given for MC by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic price target was 43, which equates to a potential upside of 7.23 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 39, which equates to a potential downside 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.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 7.76 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 29.41 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 1.7 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 11.77 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 2 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 2 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of MC's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 22.36 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, 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. The PEG ratio of MC is 1.04.

MC has a 52-week high of 40.70 and a 52-week low of 23.60. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 69.92 percent, and 1.47 percent below the high. MC has a price/earnings 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's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.