Analyst Ratings for Shake Shack Inc. Cl A (SHAK)

Updated: 2017-07-27

An average rating of Hold has been given to Shake Shack Inc. Cl A (NYSE:SHAK) by analysts covering the stock. SHAK had previously received a consensus rating of Hold a month ago.

12 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 5 gave SHAK a buy rating, 0 issued an overweight rating, 4 gave a hold rating, 1 issued an underweight rating, and 2 gave a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an increase of 2 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

SHAK was given price targets by several analysts. The highest price target was 50, implying a possible profit of 43.93 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 29, implying a possible loss of -16.52 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 upwards by an average of 0 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -8.5 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 0 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 2 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 2 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 2 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of SHAK's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 2 percent. 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, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. SHAK has a PEG ratio of 35.71.

In the last 52-weeks, SHAK has achieved a high of 42.94 and a low of 30.36. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 14.43 percent, and 19.1 percent lower than its 52-week high. SHAK has a P/E ratio of 71.42. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The SHAK value stock report compares SHAK to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.28 billion. SHAK is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.