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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for PBH. The most optimistic price target was 79, which equates to a potential upside of 50.1 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 54, implying a possible loss of 2.6 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes -2.27 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 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. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of PBH to grow at a rate of 102.4 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the 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.

PBH has traded between a high of 59.63 and a low of 44.64 over the past year. Today's price is 17.9 percent above the 52-week low, and 11.74 percent lower than its 52-week high. 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.