Analyst Ratings for Platform Specialty Products Corp. (PAH)

Updated: 2017-07-27

An average rating of Overweight has been given to Platform Specialty Products Corp. (NYSE:PAH) by analysts covering the stock. PAH had previously received a consensus rating of Overweight a month ago.

7 analysts declared PAH a buy, 0 issued an overweight rating, 5 gave a hold rating, 0 gave 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.

Several price targets were given for PAH by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 16, implying potential capital gains of 17.3 percent. The lowest price target was 12, implying a possible loss of -12.02 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -2.63 percent. That number becomes 0.44 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 downwards by -1.27 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 7.77 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 3 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 3 analysts decreased their estimates.

In the last 52-weeks, PAH has achieved a high of 14.37 and a low of 6.85. Today's price is 99.12 percent above the 52-week low, and 5.08 percent below the high. PAH has a P/E ratio of 0. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The PAH value stock report compares PAH to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of PAH is $3.9 billion. PAH is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.