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.

Several price targets were given for AMTD by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 55, which equates to a potential upside of 20.22 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 43, implying a possible loss of -6.01 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.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average 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. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 2.74 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 2.74 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 7 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 9 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of AMTD's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 4.99 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of AMTD is 5.73.

In the trailing 52-weeks, AMTD hit 47.41 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 29.37. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 55.77 percent, 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.