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 analyst gave a price target of 50, implying a possible profit of 13.12 percent. The lowest price target was 40, which equates to a potential downside of -9.5 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

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. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 2.86 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 6.73 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their 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 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. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. 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. AIMC has a PEG ratio of 0.48.

AIMC has a 52-week high of 46.90 and a 52-week low of 26.24. Today's price is 68.45 percent above the 52-week low, and 5.76 percent below the 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.