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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for PAH. The maximum price target given was 16, which equates to a potential upside of 17.3 percent. The minimum price target given was 12, implying a possible loss of -12.02 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.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -2.63 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 0.44 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -1.27 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 7.77 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 3 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 3 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

In the last 52-weeks, PAH has achieved a high of 14.37 and a low of 6.85. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 99.12 percent, and below the high by 5.08 percent. PAH has a price/earnings 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 stock has a market capitalization of $3.9 billion. PAH is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.