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.

Several price targets were given for SJR by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic price target was 26.92, implying a possible profit of 21.75 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 21, implying a possible loss of -5.02 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 downwards by an average of -2.08 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -2.08 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 2.03 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 2.55 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 2 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 1 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 4 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 2 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of SJR to grow at a rate of -0.65 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. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. SJR has a PEG ratio of -32.89.

In the trailing 52-weeks, SJR hit 23.31 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 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 stock has a market capitalization of $13.77 billion. SJR is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.