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 maximum price target given was 55, which equates to a potential upside of 25.37 percent. The minimum price target given was 40, implying a possible loss of -8.82 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.

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. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0.28 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -32.26 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 3 analysts that decreased their estimates. 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. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of SEE is 24.71.

SEE has traded between a high of 50.62 and a low of 41.74 over the past year. Today's price is 5.1 percent above the 52-week 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.