Analyst Ratings for Party City Holdco Inc. (PRTY)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Analysts covering Party City Holdco Inc. (NYSE:PRTY) have given it a consensus rating of Overweight. A consensus rating of Overweight was previously issued for PRTY last month.

Of the 11 analysts covering the stock, 5 gave it a buy rating, 0 gave an overweight rating, 6 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for PRTY. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 21, implying a possible profit of 45.08 percent. The lowest price target was 16, which equates to a potential downside of 10.54 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. That number becomes 2 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -0.4 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of PRTY's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 32.84 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. 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. PRTY has a PEG ratio of 0.47.

PRTY has a 52-week high of 19.10 and a 52-week low of 12.65. Today's price is 14.43 percent above the 52-week low, and 24.21 percent lower than its 52-week high. PRTY has a price/earnings ratio of 15.37. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The PRTY value stock report compares PRTY to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of PRTY is $1.71 billion. PRTY will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.