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 most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 26.92, which equates to a potential upside of 21.75 percent. The lowest price target was 21, implying a possible loss 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. That number becomes -2.08 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. 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.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 2 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 1 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 4 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 2 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of SJR to grow at a rate of -0.65 percent. 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. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies 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 below the 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.