Is it Time to Buy? Analysts Weighing in on These Shares: Box, Inc. (NYSE:BOX), Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL)

Box, Inc. (NYSE:BOX) shares have a current ABR (average broker recommendation) of 2. This recommendation is offered by Zacks Research. The rating lands on a sliding numerical scale from 1 to 5. A recommendation of 5 would indicate a Strong Sell, and a 1 would signify a Strong Buy. The mean rating may help provide a general sense of analyst sentiment on company shares.

Sell-side analysts taken into consideration by Zacks have also provided price target estimates on shares of Box, Inc. (NYSE:BOX). The highest current target is $26. The lowest price target out of the polled analysts is presently $15. The consensus target price is currently noted at $19.875. Analysts may employ various techniques to help predict future stock price levels.

On the earnings front, Box, Inc. (NYSE:BOX) is expected to post quarterly earnings per share of $-0.3. This is the current consensus figure provided by Zacks. Investors and analysts will be looking for the company to next post earnings on or around 2017-06-07. Box, Inc. (NYSE:BOX) most recently reported quarterly EPS of $-0.28 for the quarter ending 2017-01-31. The gap between the actual and the projected estimate leading up to earnings created a surprise factor of 6.67%.

Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) shares have a current ABR (average broker recommendation) of 1.35. This recommendation is offered by Zacks Research. The rating lands on a sliding numerical scale from 1 to 5. A recommendation of 5 would indicate a Strong Sell, and a 1 would signify a Strong Buy. The mean rating may help provide a general sense of analyst sentiment on company shares.

Sell-side analysts taken into consideration by Zacks have also provided price target estimates on shares of Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL). The highest current target is $1250. The lowest price target out of the polled analysts is presently $725. The consensus target price is currently noted at $1016.107. Analysts may employ various techniques to help predict future stock price levels.

On the earnings front, Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) is expected to post quarterly earnings per share of $8.38. This is the current consensus figure provided by Zacks. Investors and analysts will be looking for the company to next post earnings on or around 2017-07-27. Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) most recently reported quarterly EPS of $7.73 for the quarter ending 2017-03-31. The gap between the actual and the projected estimate leading up to earnings created a surprise factor of 6.77%.

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