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 highest price target was 26.92, implying a possible profit of 21.75 percent. The lowest price target was 21, implying potential capital losses of -5.02 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -2.08 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days 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. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 2.55 percent in FY estimates.

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, while 1 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 4 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 2 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

SJR has an estimated earnings growth rate of -0.65 percent as forecasted by analysts. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, 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, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of SJR is -32.89.

SJR has traded between a high of 23.31 and a low of 19.02 over the past year. 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 P/E 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.