Analyst Ratings for TD Ameritrade Holding Corp. (AMTD)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Shares of TD Ameritrade Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:AMTD) have received a consensus rating of Overweight from Wall Street analysts. About 30 days ago, AMTD was issued an average rating of Overweight.

Of the 16 analysts covering the stock, 7 gave it a buy rating, 1 gave an overweight rating, 8 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. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for AMTD. The highest price target was 55, implying a possible profit of 20.22 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 43, which equates to a potential downside of -6.01 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.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 4.71 percent. That number becomes 5.95 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 2.74 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 2.74 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 7 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 9 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

AMTD has an estimated earnings growth rate of 4.99 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. AMTD has a PEG ratio of 5.73.

AMTD has traded between a high of 47.41 and a low of 29.37 over the past year. Currently the stock is 55.77 percent higher than its low, and 3.5 percent lower than its 52-week high. AMTD has a P/E ratio of 28.59. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The AMTD value stock report compares AMTD to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $24.27 billion. AMTD will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.