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.

Several price targets were given for SAIC by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic price target was 93, implying potential capital gains of 29.56 percent. The lowest price target was 66, which equates to a potential downside of -8.05 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 downwards by an average of -0.53 percent. That number becomes -4.23 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. 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.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 2 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 3 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of SAIC to grow at a rate of 5.89 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, 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, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. SAIC has a PEG ratio of 3.39.

SAIC has a 52-week high of 89.87 and a 52-week low of 59.68. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 20.27 percent, and 20.13 percent below the 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.