Analyst Ratings for ServiceMaster Global Holdings Inc. (SERV)

Updated: 2017-07-26

An average rating of Overweight has been given to ServiceMaster Global Holdings Inc. (NYSE:SERV) by analysts covering the stock. About 30 days ago, SERV was issued an average rating of Overweight.

Of the 7 analysts covering the stock, 5 gave it a buy rating, 0 issued an overweight rating, 1 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 1 issued a sell rating. Today, there are 1 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

Several price targets were given for SERV by the analysts covering the stock. The highest price target was 49, implying a possible profit of 16.17 percent. The lowest price target was 32, which equates to a potential downside of -24.13 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -0.71 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -2.12 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -0.47 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -2.97 percent in FY estimates.

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, while 2 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 2 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

SERV has an estimated earnings growth rate of 97.85 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. SERV has a PEG ratio of 0.38.

In the last 52-weeks, SERV has achieved a high of 42.94 and a low of 32.41. Today's price is 30.15 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 1.77 percent. SERV has a P/E ratio of 36.8. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The SERV value stock report compares SERV to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $5.32 billion. SERV will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.