Analyst Ratings for Shaw Communications Inc. Cl B NV (SJR)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Analysts covering Shaw Communications Inc. Cl B NV (NYSE:SJR) have given it a consensus rating of Hold. SJR had previously received a consensus rating of Overweight a month ago.

4 analysts declared SJR a buy, 1 gave an overweight rating, 8 gave a hold rating, 1 gave an underweight rating, and 1 gave a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has decreased by 1. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for SJR. The maximum price target given was 26.92, which equates to a potential upside of 21.75 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 21, which equates to a potential downside of -5.02 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -2.08 percent on average, compared to last month. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -2.08 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 2.03 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 2.55 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. Over the past month, 2 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 1 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 4 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 2 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

SJR has an estimated earnings growth rate of -0.65 percent as forecasted by analysts. People on Wall Street often look at a company's 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. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of SJR is -32.89.

SJR has a 52-week high of 23.31 and a 52-week low of 19.02. Today's price is 16.25 percent above the 52-week low, and 5.15 percent lower than its 52-week high. SJR has a price/earnings ratio of 21.38. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The SJR value stock report compares SJR to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of SJR is $13.77 billion. SJR is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.