Analyst Ratings for Adtran Inc. (ADTN)

Updated: 2017-07-28

An average rating of Overweight has been given to Adtran Inc. (NASDAQ:ADTN) by analysts covering the stock. ADTN had previously received a consensus rating of Overweight a month ago.

12 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 6 gave ADTN a buy rating, 0 gave an overweight rating, 4 issued a hold rating, 1 issued an underweight rating, and 1 gave a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 0. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

A number of analysts gave price targets for ADTN. The maximum price target given was 28, implying a possible profit of 19.91 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 18, implying potential capital losses of -22.91 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 14.94 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 14.94 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 14.19 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 14.19 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 2 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 2 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

ADTN has an estimated earnings growth rate of 0.64 percent as forecasted by analysts. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. ADTN has a PEG ratio of 44.5.

ADTN has traded between a high of 24.05 and a low of 17.55 over the past year. Currently the stock is 33.05 percent higher than its low, and 2.91 percent below the high. ADTN has a price/earnings ratio of 28.48. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The ADTN value stock report compares ADTN to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of ADTN is $1.13 billion. ADTN will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.