Analyst Ratings for Shutterstock Inc. (SSTK)

Updated: 2017-07-27

An average rating of Hold has been given to Shutterstock Inc. (NYSE:SSTK) by analysts covering the stock. About 30 days ago, SSTK was issued an average rating of Hold.

Of the 5 analysts covering the stock, 0 gave it a buy rating, 0 issued an overweight rating, 5 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Today, there are 0 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

SSTK was given price targets by several analysts. The maximum price target given was 50, implying potential capital gains of 16.98 percent. The minimum price target given was 41, implying potential capital losses of -4.08 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -2.08 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0.34 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -0.34 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of SSTK to grow at a rate of 4.54 percent. 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 people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. 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. The PEG ratio of SSTK is 10.3.

In the trailing 52-weeks, SSTK hit 65.16 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 39.66. Currently the stock is 7.77 percent higher than its low, and 34.4 percent below the high. SSTK has a P/E ratio of 46.77. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The SSTK value stock report compares SSTK to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.51 billion. SSTK will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.