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 highest 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. 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.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. 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. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

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. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. PBH has a PEG ratio of 0.4.

In the last 52-weeks, PBH has achieved a high of 59.63 and a low of 44.64. Today's price is 17.9 percent above the 52-week low, and 11.74 percent below the 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 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.