Analyst Ratings for Prestige Brands Holdings Inc. (PBH)

Updated: 2017-07-26

Analysts covering Prestige Brands Holdings Inc. (NYSE:PBH) have given it a consensus rating of Overweight. Last month, PBH received an average rating of Overweight.

8 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 4 gave PBH a buy rating, 2 gave an overweight rating, 2 gave a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 1. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has decreased by 1.

Several price targets were given for PBH by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic price target was 79, implying potential capital gains of 50.1 percent. The minimum price target given was 54, implying a possible loss of 2.6 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -2.27 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -0.75 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of PBH to grow at a rate of 102.4 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of PBH is 0.4.

In the last 52-weeks, PBH has achieved a high of 59.63 and a low of 44.64. Currently the stock is 17.9 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 11.74 percent. PBH has a P/E ratio of 40.48. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The PBH value stock report compares PBH to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of PBH is $2.78 billion. PBH is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.