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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for ACM. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 48, which equates to a potential upside of 50.8 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 32, which equates to a potential downside 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. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -26.95 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -0.51 percent, as compared to a month ago. 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. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 2 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 3 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of ACM's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 106.3 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's 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, 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. Currently the stock is 20.29 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 21.83 percent. 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.