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 most optimistic price target was 30, implying a possible profit of 25.58 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 20, implying potential capital losses of -16.28 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.
In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. That number becomes 3.75 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. 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. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, 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. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.