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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for SSTK. The most optimistic price target was 50, implying potential capital gains of 16.98 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 41, implying potential capital losses of -4.08 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 upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -2.08 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0.34 percent, compared to last month. 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. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

SSTK has an estimated earnings growth rate of 4.54 percent as forecasted by analysts. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, 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, 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 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 stock has a market capitalization of $1.51 billion. SSTK will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.