Analyst Ratings for Air Transport Services Group Inc. (ATSG)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Analysts covering Air Transport Services Group Inc. (NASDAQ:ATSG) have given it a consensus rating of Overweight. A consensus rating of Overweight was previously issued for ATSG last month.

4 analysts declared ATSG a buy, 0 issued an overweight rating, 3 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Today, there are 0 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for ATSG. The maximum price target given was 27, implying potential capital gains of 9.89 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 10, which equates to a potential downside of -59.3 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes -2.5 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 0 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 5.57 percent.

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

Analysts estimate earnings of ATSG to grow at a rate of 195.65 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, 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, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of ATSG is 0.39.

In the last 52-weeks, ATSG has achieved a high of 25.28 and a low of 12.94. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 89.88 percent, and below the high by 2.81 percent. ATSG has a price/earnings ratio of 76.78. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The ATSG value stock report compares ATSG to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.47 billion. ATSG will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.