Analyst Ratings for Innospec Inc. (IOSP)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Shares of Innospec Inc. (NASDAQ:IOSP) have received a consensus rating of Overweight from Wall Street analysts. Last month, IOSP received an average rating of Overweight.

3 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 2 gave IOSP a buy rating, 0 gave an overweight rating, 1 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 issued 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. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

A number of analysts gave price targets for IOSP. The maximum price target given was 80, which equates to a potential upside of 27.9 percent. The minimum price target given was 75, which equates to a potential downside of 19.9 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 0 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 0.93 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 2.21 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 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

IOSP has an estimated earnings growth rate of 24.92 percent as forecasted by analysts. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of IOSP is 0.77.

IOSP has traded between a high of 74.75 and a low of 49.54 over the past year. Currently the stock is 26.26 percent higher than its low, and 16.32 percent below the high. IOSP has a P/E ratio of 19.25. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The IOSP value stock report compares IOSP to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of IOSP is $1.53 billion. IOSP is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.