Analyst Ratings for Andersons Inc. (ANDE)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Andersons Inc. (NASDAQ:ANDE) was awarded an average rating of Buy from investment analysts following the stock. About 30 days ago, ANDE was issued an average rating of Buy.

5 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 4 gave ANDE a buy rating, 0 issued an overweight rating, 1 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

Several price targets were given for ANDE by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 42, implying potential capital gains of 22.09 percent. The minimum price target given was 38, implying potential capital losses of 10.47 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 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -23.4 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -4.47 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -22.89 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 1 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 1 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of ANDE's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 113.05 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, 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 ANDE is 0.37.

In the last 52-weeks, ANDE has achieved a high of 44.90 and a low of 31.93. Today's price is 7.74 percent above the 52-week low, and 23.39 percent below the high. ANDE has a P/E ratio of 41.95. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The ANDE value stock report compares ANDE to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of ANDE is $0.97686 billion. ANDE's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.