Analyst Ratings for Altra Industrial Motion Corp. (AIMC)

Updated: 2017-07-28

An average rating of Overweight has been given to Altra Industrial Motion Corp. (NASDAQ:AIMC) by analysts covering the stock. About 30 days ago, AIMC was issued an average rating of Overweight.

A buy rating was issued by 3 analysts, 0 issued an overweight rating, 3 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Today, there are 0 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

A number of analysts gave price targets for AIMC. The most optimistic price target was 50, implying potential capital gains of 13.12 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 40, which equates to a potential downside of -9.5 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 1.14 percent on average, compared to last month. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -2.2 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 2.86 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 6.73 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 2 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 4 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 AIMC's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 79.6 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. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of AIMC is 0.48.

In the last 52-weeks, AIMC has achieved a high of 46.90 and a low of 26.24. Today's price is 68.45 percent above the 52-week low, and 5.76 percent lower than its 52-week high. AIMC has a price/earnings ratio of 38.2. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The AIMC value stock report compares AIMC to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of AIMC is $1.27 billion. AIMC's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.