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 analyst gave a price target of 26.92, which equates to a potential upside of 21.75 percent. The minimum price target given was 21, implying a possible loss of -5.02 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

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. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 2.55 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' 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 decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of SJR's earnings is estimated by analysts to be -0.65 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, 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, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. SJR has a PEG ratio of -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 stock has a market capitalization of $13.77 billion. SJR will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.