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.

SEE was given price targets by several analysts. The highest price target was 55, implying a possible profit of 25.37 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 40, which equates to a potential downside of -8.82 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -1.35 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -47.38 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0.28 percent. 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 made negative revisions. 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.

SEE has an estimated earnings growth rate of 1.03 percent as forecasted by analysts. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. 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, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. SEE has a PEG ratio of 24.71.

SEE has traded between a high of 50.62 and a low of 41.74 over the past year. Currently the stock is 5.1 percent higher than its low, and 13.33 percent below the high. SEE has a price/earnings 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.