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.

PRTY was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic price target was 21, implying potential capital gains of 45.08 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 16, implying potential capital losses of 10.54 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 2 percent. 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 -0.4 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 made negative revisions. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of PRTY to grow at a rate of 32.84 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, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. PRTY has a PEG ratio of 0.47.

In the last 52-weeks, PRTY has achieved a high of 19.10 and a low of 12.65. Currently the stock is 14.43 percent higher than its low, and 24.21 percent below the high. PRTY has a P/E 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 stock has a market capitalization of $1.71 billion. PRTY's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.