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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for SEE. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 55, implying potential capital gains of 25.37 percent. The lowest price target was 40, implying potential capital losses of -8.82 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

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. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0.28 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -32.26 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 3 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 3 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, 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. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. 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 market cap of SEE is $8.75 billion. SEE is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.