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 most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 49, which equates to a potential upside of 16.17 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 32, implying a possible loss of -24.13 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.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -0.71 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -2.12 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -0.47 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -2.97 percent in FY estimates.

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 2 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, 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. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of SERV is 0.38.

SERV has traded between a high of 42.94 and a low of 32.41 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 30.15 percent, and 1.77 percent lower than its 52-week high. SERV has a price/earnings 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's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.