Analyst Ratings for Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Shares of Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE:SAIC) have received a consensus rating of Overweight from Wall Street analysts. Last month, SAIC received an average rating of Overweight.

A buy rating was issued by 3 analysts, 0 gave an overweight rating, 5 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Today, there are 1 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

SAIC was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 93, implying a possible profit of 29.56 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 66, implying a possible loss of -8.05 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 downwards by an average of -0.53 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -4.23 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -0.79 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -4.19 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 2 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 3 analysts decreased their estimates.

SAIC has an estimated earnings growth rate of 5.89 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the 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. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of SAIC is 3.39.

SAIC has a 52-week high of 89.87 and a 52-week low of 59.68. Today's price is 20.27 percent above the 52-week low, and 20.13 percent lower than its 52-week high. SAIC has a P/E ratio of 19.96. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The SAIC value stock report compares SAIC to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $3.1 billion. SAIC will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.