Analyst Ratings for Performance Food Group Co. (PFGC)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Performance Food Group Co. (NYSE:PFGC) was awarded an average rating of Overweight from investment analysts following the stock. PFGC had previously received a consensus rating of Overweight a month ago.

Of the 11 analysts covering the stock, 5 gave it a buy rating, 1 gave an overweight rating, 5 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Today, there are 0 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

A number of analysts gave price targets for PFGC. The highest price target was 35, implying a possible profit of 21.74 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 27, implying a possible loss of -6.09 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

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 1.02 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 2.05 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

PFGC has an estimated earnings growth rate of 71.06 percent as forecasted by analysts. 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. 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. PFGC has a PEG ratio of 0.49.

In the trailing 52-weeks, PFGC hit 29.25 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 19.95. Currently the stock is 44.11 percent higher than its low, and 1.71 percent below the high. PFGC has a price/earnings ratio of 34.64. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The PFGC value stock report compares PFGC to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $3 billion. PFGC will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.