Analyst Ratings for Ituran Location & Control Ltd. (ITRN)

Updated: 2017-07-28

An average rating of Buy has been given to Ituran Location & Control Ltd. (NASDAQ:ITRN) by analysts covering the stock. ITRN had previously received a consensus rating of Buy a month ago.

Of the 1 analysts covering the stock, 1 gave it a buy rating, 0 gave an overweight rating, 0 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Today, there are 0 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. 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 ITRN by the analysts covering the stock. The maximum price target given was 33, implying potential capital gains of 7.32 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 33, implying a possible loss of 7.32 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.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 0 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 8.99 percent in FY estimates.

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

ITRN has an estimated earnings growth rate of 11.26 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, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. ITRN has a PEG ratio of 1.51.

In the last 52-weeks, ITRN has achieved a high of 36.95 and a low of 23.65. Today's price is 30.02 percent above the 52-week low, and 16.78 percent below the high. ITRN has a price/earnings ratio of 16.99. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The ITRN value stock report compares ITRN to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $0.65001 billion. ITRN is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.