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.
Several price targets were given for ACM by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic price target was 48, implying a possible profit of 50.8 percent. The minimum price target given was 32, implying a possible loss of 0.53 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 downwards by an average of -1.83 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -26.95 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -0.51 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 0 percent in FY estimates.
Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 2 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 3 analysts decreased their estimates.
Analysts estimate earnings of ACM to grow at a rate of 106.3 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. 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 ACM is 0.21.
In the last 52-weeks, ACM has achieved a high of 40.72 and a low of 26.46. Today's price is 20.29 percent above the 52-week low, and 21.83 percent below the high. ACM has a P/E 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 stock has a market capitalization of $4.94 billion. ACM will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.