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.

Several price targets were given for SSTK by the analysts covering the stock. The highest price target was 50, which equates to a potential upside of 16.98 percent. The lowest price target was 41, implying a possible loss of -4.08 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change 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, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of SSTK to grow at a rate of 4.54 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. SSTK has a PEG ratio of 10.3.

In the last 52-weeks, SSTK has achieved a high of 65.16 and a low of 39.66. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 7.77 percent, and below the high by 34.4 percent. SSTK has a price/earnings 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 market cap of SSTK is $1.51 billion. SSTK will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.