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 highest price target was 45, implying a possible profit of 22.05 percent. The lowest price target was 37, which equates to a potential downside of 0.35 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

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. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -18.07 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 2 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 1 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of ARII to grow at a rate of -24.58 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at 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, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of ARII is -0.48.

ARII has traded between a high of 51.10 and a low of 34.50 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 6.87 percent, and 27.85 percent lower than its 52-week high. 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 stock has a market capitalization of $0.71031 billion. ARII is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.