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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for SEE. The maximum price target given was 55, implying a possible profit of 25.37 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 40, implying a possible loss 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.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -1.35 percent. That number becomes -47.38 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. 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 decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of SEE's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 1.03 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is 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. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. 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. 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 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.