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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for SSTK. The most optimistic price target was 50, implying a possible profit of 16.98 percent. The lowest price target was 41, which equates to a potential downside of -4.08 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

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. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0.34 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -0.34 percent in FY estimates.

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 revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

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. 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, 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. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 7.77 percent, and 34.4 percent lower than its 52-week 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.