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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for SAIC. The most optimistic price target was 93, which equates to a potential upside of 29.56 percent. The lowest price target was 66, implying potential capital losses of -8.05 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -0.53 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which 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. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 3 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of SAIC to grow at a rate of 5.89 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. 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. Currently the stock is 20.27 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 20.13 percent. SAIC has a price/earnings 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.