Bankrate Inc (NYSE:RATE) shares traded 8.56% up during most recent session to reach at the closing price of $13.95. The stock exchanged hands 9.88 Million shares versus average trading capacity of 495.11 Million shares, yielding a market cap of $1.22 Billion. Wall Street analysts covering the stock are projecting that the stock will reach $12.63 within the next 52-weeks. The mean target projections are based on 8 opinions.
Taking a broader look brokerage firms’ analysts on the street with an expectant view have Bankrate Inc (NYSE:RATE) high price target of $15 and with a conservative view have low price target of $10.
Oppenheimer “Initiates Coverage On” Bankrate Inc (NYSE:RATE) in a research note issued to investors on 2/08/17 to Outperform with price target of $14.
Additionally on 11/04/16 Loop Capital “Upgrades” Bankrate Inc (NYSE:RATE) to Buy setting price target at $ and on 8/11/16 Loop Capital “Initiates Coverage on” the stock to Hold at $9. Furthermore on 2/26/16 Goldman Sachs “Upgrades” the stock to Neutral.
On the other hand the company has Relative Strength Index (RSI 14) of 82.54 along with Average True Range (ATR 14) of 0.5, Consequently Bankrate Inc (NYSE:RATE)’s weekly and monthly volatility is 4.36%, 3.61% respectively. The company’s beta value is at 1.78.
In terms of Buy, Sell or Hold recommendations, Bankrate Inc (NYSE:RATE) has analysts’ mean recommendation of 2. This is according to a simplified 1 to 5 scale where 1 represents a Strong Buy and 5 a Strong Sell.
According to analysts Bankrate Inc (NYSE:RATE)’s minimum EPS for the current quarter is at $0.13 and can go high up to $0.15. The consensus mean EPS for the current quarter is at $0.14 derived from a total of 7 estimates from the analysts who have weighed in on projected earnings. However the company reported $0.11 earnings per share for the same quarter during last year.
Previously Bankrate Inc (NYSE:RATE) reported $0.17 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.15 by $0.02. The company posted an earnings surprise of 13.3%.
While considering growth estimates of the company, it has next quarter growth estimates of -4.5% whereas during current quarter it has 27.3% estimations over growth, comparing to the estimations of 14.8% during current year and 18.6% for next year. Past 5 years growth of Bankrate Inc (NYSE:RATE) observed at 5.83%, looking forward for the next 5 years it has a strong prediction of 10% over growth.
Bankrate Inc (NYSE:RATE)’s revenue estimates for the current quarter are $117.62 Million according to 7 number of analysts, for the current quarter the company has high revenue estimates of $119 Million in contradiction of low revenue estimates of $116.06 Million. For the current year the company’s revenue estimates are $504.44 Million compared to low analyst estimates of $494.83 Million and high estimates of $509.58 Million according to 8 number of analysts.
Currently Bankrate Inc (NYSE:RATE)’s shares owned by insiders are 3.8%, whereas shares owned by institutional owners are 49.5%. However the six-month change in the insider ownership was recorded -2.55%, as well as three-month change in the institutional ownership was recorded 1.19%.
Bankrate Inc (NYSE:RATE) 52-week high price stands at $12.95 and low price stands at $6.91, its price distance from 52-week high is 7.72% while its distance from 52-week low price is 101.88%. The stock hit its 52-week high on 07/03/17, and 52-week low on 08/05/16.
Bankrate Inc (NYSE:RATE)’s trailing twelve month revenues are $459.3 Million, whereas its price to sales ratio for the same period is 2.67. Its book value per share for the most recent quarter is $7.77 while its price to book ratio for the same period is 1.8, as for as the company’s cash per share for the most recent quarter is $2.09, however its price to cash per share ratio for the same period is 6.68. The stock has 5 year expected PEG ratio of 0 whereas its trailing twelve month P/E ratio is 0.