Investors braced for a bumpy ride ahead of Corporate Executive Board Company's
What analysts say:
- Buy, sell, or hold?: The majority of analysts back Corporate Executive Board Company as a buy. But with 57.1% of analysts rating it a buy, Corporate Executive Board Company is still below the mean analyst rating of its nearest nine competitors, which average 58.6% buys. Analysts like Corporate Executive Board Company better than competitor Korn/Ferry International overall. Two out of six analysts rate Korn/Ferry International a buy compared to four of seven for Corporate Executive Board Company. While analysts still rate the stock a Moderate buy, they are a little more optimistic about it compared to three months ago.
- Revenue Forecasts: On average, analysts predict $132.7 million in revenue this quarter. That would represent a rise of 13.4% from the year-ago quarter.
- Wall Street Earnings Expectations: The average analyst estimate is earnings of $0.55 per share. Estimates range from $0.53 to $0.57.
What our community says:
CAPS All-Stars are solidly behind the stock, with 97% awarding it an "outperform" rating. The community at large concurs with the All-Stars, with 93.7% giving it a rating of "outperform." Fools have embraced Corporate Executive Board Company and haven't been shy with their opinions lately, logging 144 posts in the past 30 days. Even with a robust four out of five stars, Corporate Executive Board Company's CAPS rating falls a little short of the community's upbeat outlook.
Corporate Executive Board Company's profit has risen year-over-year by an average of 18.1% over the past five quarters. Revenue has now gone up for three straight quarters.
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