Analyst Ratings for Stantec Inc. (STN)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Analysts covering Stantec Inc. (NYSE:STN) have given it a consensus rating of Overweight. About 30 days ago, STN was issued an average rating of Overweight.

10 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 4 gave STN a buy rating, 1 gave an overweight rating, 5 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 1. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

A number of analysts gave price targets for STN. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 30.18, implying potential capital gains of 19.05 percent. The minimum price target given was 25.58, implying potential capital losses of 0.91 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 1.47 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -6.87 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -4.11 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 1 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 1 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

STN has an estimated earnings growth rate of 269.58 percent as forecasted by analysts. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. 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. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. STN has a PEG ratio of 0.25.

In the last 52-weeks, STN has achieved a high of 28.05 and a low of 21.50. Currently the stock is 17.91 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 9.63 percent. STN has a price/earnings ratio of 66.71. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The STN value stock report compares STN to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of STN is $3.63 billion. STN will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.