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, which equates to a potential upside 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.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. That number becomes 1.02 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 2.05 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. 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.

The growth rate of PFGC's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 71.06 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, 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, 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 last 52-weeks, PFGC has achieved a high of 29.25 and a low of 19.95. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 44.11 percent, and 1.71 percent below the high. PFGC has a P/E 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 market cap of PFGC is $3 billion. PFGC will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.