Analyst Ratings for AECOM (ACM)Updated: 2017-07-27
Shares of AECOM (NYSE:ACM) have received a consensus rating of Overweight from Wall Street analysts. About 30 days ago, ACM was issued an average rating of Overweight.
14 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 7 gave ACM a buy rating, 0 issued an overweight rating, 7 issued a hold rating, 0 gave 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. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.
Many analysts weighed in on price targets for ACM. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 48, implying a possible profit of 50.8 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 32, implying a possible loss of 0.53 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.
Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -1.83 percent. That number becomes -26.95 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 downwards by -0.51 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 0 percent.
People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 2 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 3 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.
ACM has an estimated earnings growth rate of 106.3 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, 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, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. ACM has a PEG ratio of 0.21.
In the last 52-weeks, ACM has achieved a high of 40.72 and a low of 26.46. Currently the stock is 20.29 percent higher than its low, and 21.83 percent lower than its 52-week high. ACM has a price/earnings ratio of 22.26. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The ACM value stock report compares ACM to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of ACM is $4.94 billion. ACM is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.