Price Targets in Focus: The Finish Line, Inc. (NASDAQ:FINL), The Priceline Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN), Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. (NYSE:DO)

For the current quarter, analysts are expecting The Finish Line, Inc. (NASDAQ:FINL) to report EPS of $0.24. This consensus estimate is provided by Zacks Research. After the period that ended on 2017-02-28, The Finish Line, Inc. (NASDAQ:FINL) reported an EPS actual of $0.5. The difference between the actual and estimate resulted in a surprise factor of -28.57%. The company is expected to release their next earnings report on or around 2017-06-23. Interested parties will be watching to see how company results compare to what the Street was projecting for the fiscal period.

Shares of The Finish Line, Inc. (NASDAQ:FINL) have a current ABR or average broker rating of 2.73. This consensus recommendation is also provided by Zacks Research. The recommendation falls on a scale between 1 and 5. A broker rating of 1 would translate into a Strong Buy. A rating of 5 would indicate a Strong Sell recommendation. This consensus broker rating may help shed some light on how the sell-side is currently viewing company stock.

Covering analysts often provide target price projections for company shares. The current Zacks consensus target price on shares of The Finish Line, Inc. (NASDAQ:FINL) is $18.366. The top analyst target is $26, and the lowest target is $13.5 on the stock. Because of the different techniques used to gauge a company target price, estimates may be quite different from one analyst to another.

According to data provided by Zacks Research, The Priceline Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN) has a consensus target price of $1822.5 on the stock. Out of the polled analysts providing targets, the high is currently $2100, while the low is resting at $1525. Analyst price targets may vary depending on the individual method used to calculate the estimate.
Turning to earnings, analysts are expecting The Priceline Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN) to post a current quarter EPS of $8.74. This consensus number is compiled by Zacks Research. For the period ending on 2016-12-31, the company reported EPS for the quarter of $14.21. The resulting surprise factor from the difference between the reported number and the consensus estimate going into earnings was 8.81%. After a company reports earnings, the stock may see increased activity. The next earnings report date is scheduled on or near 2017-05-03.
In terms of analyst ratings, The Priceline Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN) has a current ABR of 1.61. This average broker recommendation is given by Zacks using a scale from 1 to 5. According to this scale, a rating of 1 or 2 would indicate a Buy, and a rating of 4 or 5 would signify a Sell recommendation. A 3 would indicate a Hold on the stock.

For the current quarter, analysts are expecting Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. (NYSE:DO) to report EPS of $0.13. This consensus estimate is provided by Zacks Research. After the period that ended on 2016-12-31, Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. (NYSE:DO) reported an EPS actual of $0.53. The difference between the actual and estimate resulted in a surprise factor of 672.73%. The company is expected to release their next earnings report on or around 2017-05-01. Interested parties will be watching to see how company results compare to what the Street was projecting for the fiscal period.

Shares of Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. (NYSE:DO) have a current ABR or average broker rating of 3.15. This consensus recommendation is also provided by Zacks Research. The recommendation falls on a scale between 1 and 5. A broker rating of 1 would translate into a Strong Buy. A rating of 5 would indicate a Strong Sell recommendation. This consensus broker rating may help shed some light on how the sell-side is currently viewing company stock.

Covering analysts often provide target price projections for company shares. The current Zacks consensus target price on shares of Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. (NYSE:DO) is $17.5. The top analyst target is $22, and the lowest target is $13 on the stock. Because of the different techniques used to gauge a company target price, estimates may be quite different from one analyst to another.

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