ADT Corp Receives Consensus Rating of “Hold” from Brokerages (NYSE:ADT)
ADT Corp (NYSE:ADT) has earned a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the eleven brokerages that are presently covering the stock, American Banking & Market News reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, five have assigned a hold recommendation and five have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 12-month price target among brokers that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $41.71.
Several analysts have recently commented on the stock. Analysts at Morgan Stanley raised their price target on shares of ADT Corp from $34.00 to $35.00 in a research note on Tuesday, August 5th. They now have an “equal weight” rating on the stock. Separately, analysts at Zacks reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of ADT Corp in a research note on Thursday, July 31st. They now have a $37.00 price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at ISI Group reiterated an “outperform” rating on shares of ADT Corp in a research note on Monday, July 14th.
ADT Corp (NYSE:ADT) opened at 36.86 on Wednesday. ADT Corp has a one year low of $27.93 and a one year high of $46.05. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $35.09 and a 200-day moving average of $32.4. The company has a market cap of $6.414 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 22.34.
ADT Corp (NYSE:ADT) last released its earnings data on Wednesday, July 30th. The company reported $0.55 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.47 by $0.08. The company had revenue of $849.00 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $848.20 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.53 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 1.9% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that ADT Corp will post $1.97 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
The ADT Corporation (NYSE:ADT) is a provider of electronic security, interactive home and business automation, and monitoring services for residences and small businesses in the United States and Canada.
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