Analyst Ratings for Sovran Self Storage Inc (SSS)

Updated: 2016-08-13

Several price targets were given for SSS by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 130, which equates to a potential upside of 40.98 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 84, implying potential capital losses of -8.9 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -22.8 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -47.13 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -0.63 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -15.84 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, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 6 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 4 analysts decreased their estimates.

SSS has an estimated earnings growth rate of 53.4 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. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of SSS is 0.5.

In the trailing 52-weeks, SSS hit 118.18 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 85.69. Today's price is 7.61 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 21.97 percent. SSS has a price/earnings ratio of 26.6. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The SSS value stock report compares SSS to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of SSS is $4.25 billion. SSS's next earnings release will be on 2016-10-26, which is -936 days away.