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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for SERV. The highest price target was 49, implying potential capital gains of 16.17 percent. The lowest price target was 32, implying a possible loss of -24.13 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -0.71 percent. That number becomes -2.12 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 downwards by -0.47 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -2.97 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 2 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 2 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of SERV to grow at a rate of 97.85 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. 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. The PEG ratio of SERV is 0.38.

In the last 52-weeks, SERV has achieved a high of 42.94 and a low of 32.41. Currently the stock is 30.15 percent higher than its low, and 1.77 percent lower than its 52-week high. 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 market cap of SERV is $5.32 billion. SERV's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.