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.

PBH was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic price target was 79, implying a possible profit of 50.1 percent. The minimum price target given was 54, implying potential capital losses of 2.6 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -2.27 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. 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. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

PBH has an estimated earnings growth rate of 102.4 percent as forecasted by analysts. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. PBH has a PEG ratio of 0.4.

In the trailing 52-weeks, PBH hit 59.63 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 44.64. Currently the stock is 17.9 percent higher than its low, and 11.74 percent below the high. PBH has a price/earnings 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 stock has a market capitalization of $2.78 billion. PBH is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.