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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for PBH. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 79, which equates to a potential upside of 50.1 percent. The minimum price target given was 54, which equates to a potential downside of 2.6 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days 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.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

PBH has an estimated earnings growth rate of 102.4 percent as forecasted by analysts. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. 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. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. 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 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.