Recent analysts Ratings: Barracuda Networks, Inc. (NYSE:CUDA)


Barracuda Networks, Inc. (NYSE:CUDA) will report its next earnings on Jan 5 – Jan 9 (Est.). The company reported the earnings of $0.2/Share in the last quarter where the estimated EPS by analysts was $0.11/share. The difference between the expected and actual EPS was $0.09/share, which represents an Earnings surprise of 81.8%.

Many analysts are providing their Estimated Earnings analysis for Barracuda Networks, Inc. and for the current quarter 16 analysts have projected that the stock could give an Average Earnings estimate of $0.13/share. These analysts have also projected a Low Estimate of $0.12/share and a High Estimate of $0.14/share.

In case of Revenue Estimates, 14 analysts have provided their consensus Average Revenue Estimates for Barracuda Networks, Inc. as 87.93 Million. According to these analysts, the Low Revenue Estimate for Barracuda Networks, Inc. is 84.95 Million and the High Revenue Estimate is 86.03 Million. The company had Year Ago Sales of 78.37 Million.

These analysts also forecasted Growth Estimates for the Current Quarter for CUDA to be 30%. They are projecting Next Quarter growth of 71.4%. For the next 5 years, Barracuda Networks, Inc. is expecting Growth of 21.27% per annum, whereas in the past 5 years the growth was 103.18% per annum.

Some buy side analysts are also providing their Analysis on Barracuda Networks, Inc., where 3 analysts have rated the stock as Strong buy, 4 analysts have given a Buy signal, 7 said it’s a HOLD, 2 reported it as Underperform and 0 analysts rated the stock as Sell. (These Recommendations are for the Current Month Only reported by Yahoo Finance.)

When it comes to the Analysis of a Stock, Price Target plays a vital role. 15 Analysts reported that the Price Target for Barracuda Networks, Inc. might touch $32 high while the Average Price Target and Low price Target is $25.27 and $15 respectively.

To analyze a stock, one should look for Upgrades and Downgrades of a stock. Barracuda Networks, Inc. got Upgrade on 12-Oct-16 where investment firm Piper Jaffray Upgrade the stock from Neutral to Overweight.

Barracuda Networks, Inc. closed its last trading session at $25.05 with the loss of -4.15%. The Market Capitalization of the company stands at 1.25 Billion. The Company has 52-week high of $26.69 and 52-week low of $9.44. The stock’s current distance from 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) is -2.85% where SMA50 and SMA200 are 2.13% and 38.13% respectively. The Company Touched its 52-Week High on Oct 12, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Jan 20, 2016.

The Relative Volume of the company is 2.72 and Average Volume (3 months) is 557.71 million. Barracuda Networks, Inc. P/E (price to earnings) ratio is 184.69 and Forward P/E ratio of 33.12.

The company shows its Return on Assets (ROA) value of 1.6%. The Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at -28.1%. While it’s Return on Investment (ROI) value is 15%.

While looking at the Stock’s Performance, Barracuda Networks, Inc. currently shows a Weekly Performance of 2.91%, where Monthly Performance is 0.5%, Quarterly performance is 15.54%, 6 Months performance is 53.52% and yearly performance percentage is 26.17%. Year to Date performance value (YTD perf) value is 28.53%. The Stock currently has a Weekly Volatility of 4.89% and Monthly Volatility of 3.59%.