Analyst Ratings for American Railcar Industries Inc. (ARII)

Updated: 2017-07-28

An average rating of Hold has been given to American Railcar Industries Inc. (NASDAQ:ARII) by analysts covering the stock. A consensus rating of Hold was previously issued for ARII last month.

Of the 5 analysts covering the stock, 1 gave it a buy rating, 0 issued an overweight rating, 4 gave a hold rating, 0 issued 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. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for ARII. The most optimistic price target was 45, implying potential capital gains of 22.05 percent. The minimum price target given was 37, implying potential capital losses of 0.35 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 1.65 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -15.12 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -18.07 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 2 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 1 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of ARII's earnings is estimated by analysts to be -24.58 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, 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, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. ARII has a PEG ratio of -0.48.

ARII has traded between a high of 51.10 and a low of 34.50 over the past year. Today's price is 6.87 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 27.85 percent. ARII has a P/E ratio of 11.78. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The ARII value stock report compares ARII to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of ARII is $0.71031 billion. ARII is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.