Analyst Ratings for MSG Networks Inc. Cl A (MSGN)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Shares of MSG Networks Inc. Cl A (NYSE:MSGN) have received a consensus rating of Hold from Wall Street analysts. MSGN had previously received a consensus rating of Hold a month ago.

3 analysts declared MSGN a buy, 0 issued an overweight rating, 7 gave a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 1 gave a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 0. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

A number of analysts gave price targets for MSGN. The maximum price target given was 30, which equates to a potential upside of 37.93 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 19, implying potential capital losses of -12.64 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.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0.04 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -4.66 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -0.45 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -1.78 percent in FY estimates.

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 2 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 1 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 3 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of MSGN's earnings is estimated by analysts to be -6.61 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. 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 MSGN is -1.41.

In the trailing 52-weeks, MSGN hit 25.30 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 15.05. Today's price is 44.52 percent above the 52-week low, and 14.03 percent below the high. MSGN has a P/E ratio of 9.33. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The MSGN value stock report compares MSGN to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of MSGN is $1.62 billion. MSGN's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.