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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for AEGN. The highest price target was 30, implying potential capital gains of 25.58 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 20, which equates to a potential downside of -16.28 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 3.75 percent. 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.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 0 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.

The growth rate of AEGN's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 17.71 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. AEGN has a PEG ratio of 1.19.

In the last 52-weeks, AEGN has achieved a high of 26.68 and a low of 17.18. 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's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.