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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for PFGC. The maximum price target given was 35, implying a possible profit of 21.74 percent. The minimum price target given was 27, implying a possible loss of -6.09 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 1.02 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 2.05 percent.

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. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of PFGC to grow at a rate of 71.06 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, 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, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. 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. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 44.11 percent, and below the high by 1.71 percent. 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 market cap of PFGC is $3 billion. PFGC is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.