Analyst Ratings for Aegion Corp. (AEGN)

Updated: 2017-07-29

Shares of Aegion Corp. (NASDAQ:AEGN) have received a consensus rating of Overweight from Wall Street analysts. A consensus rating of Overweight was previously issued for AEGN last month.

8 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 3 gave AEGN a buy rating, 0 issued an overweight rating, 5 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 0. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

AEGN was given price targets by several analysts. The maximum price target given was 30, which equates to a potential upside of 25.58 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 20, implying potential capital losses of -16.28 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes 3.75 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -5.04 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

AEGN has an estimated earnings growth rate of 17.71 percent as forecasted by analysts. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. 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. The PEG ratio of AEGN is 1.19.

AEGN has traded between a high of 26.68 and a low of 17.18 over the past year. Currently the stock is 39.06 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 10.46 percent. AEGN has a price/earnings ratio of 21.14. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The AEGN value stock report compares AEGN to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $0.8001 billion. AEGN is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.