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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for PAH. The highest price target was 16, implying potential capital gains of 17.3 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 12, which equates to a potential downside 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. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 0.44 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -1.27 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 7.77 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 3 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, 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 below the high by 5.08 percent. 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 stock has a market capitalization of $3.9 billion. PAH will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.