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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for STN. The highest price target was 30.18, implying a possible profit of 19.05 percent. The lowest price target was 25.58, implying a possible loss of 0.91 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.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 1.47 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -6.87 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -4.11 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 1 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 1 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of STN to grow at a rate of 269.58 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. STN has a PEG ratio of 0.25.

In the trailing 52-weeks, STN hit 28.05 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 21.50. Today's price is 17.91 percent above the 52-week low, and 9.63 percent below the high. 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.