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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for AIMC. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 50, implying potential capital gains of 13.12 percent. The minimum price target given was 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.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 1.14 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -2.2 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 2.86 percent. 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. Over the past month, 2 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 4 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of AIMC's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 79.6 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. AIMC has a PEG ratio of 0.48.

AIMC has traded between a high of 46.90 and a low of 26.24 over the past year. Currently the stock is 68.45 percent higher than its 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.