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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for MC. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 43, which equates to a potential upside of 7.23 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 39, implying potential capital losses 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.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 7.76 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 29.41 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 1.7 percent, compared to last month. 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, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 2 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of MC's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 22.36 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 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. Today's price is 69.92 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 1.47 percent. 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.