Analyst Ratings for Sealed Air Corp. (SEE)

Updated: 2017-07-29

An average rating of Overweight has been given to Sealed Air Corp. (NYSE:SEE) by analysts covering the stock. Last month, SEE received an average rating of Overweight.

Of the 16 analysts covering the stock, 6 gave it a buy rating, 2 gave an overweight rating, 8 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has decreased by 2. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for SEE. The highest price target was 55, which equates to a potential upside of 25.37 percent. The lowest price target was 40, which equates to a potential downside of -8.82 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -1.35 percent on average, compared to last month. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -47.38 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0.28 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -32.26 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 3 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 3 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 2 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of SEE's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 1.03 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. 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, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of SEE is 24.71.

In the last 52-weeks, SEE has achieved a high of 50.62 and a low of 41.74. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 5.1 percent, and 13.33 percent below the high. SEE has a P/E ratio of 25.45. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The SEE value stock report compares SEE to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $8.75 billion. SEE's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.