Analyst Ratings for AGCO Corp. (AGCO)

Updated: 2017-07-26

An average rating of Hold has been given to AGCO Corp. (NYSE:AGCO) by analysts covering the stock. AGCO had previously received a consensus rating of Hold a month ago.

Of the 18 analysts covering the stock, 3 gave it a buy rating, 0 gave an overweight rating, 14 gave a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 1 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. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has decreased by 4.

AGCO was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic price target was 83, which equates to a potential upside of 15.58 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 55, implying a possible loss of -23.41 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0.97 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 3.47 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 1.27 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 12.05 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 3 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 5 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

AGCO has an estimated earnings growth rate of 60.27 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is 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, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. AGCO has a PEG ratio of 0.68.

AGCO has a 52-week high of 72.32 and a 52-week low of 46.22. Today's price is 55.37 percent above the 52-week low, and 0.71 percent lower than its 52-week high. AGCO has a P/E ratio of 41.03. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The AGCO value stock report compares AGCO to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of AGCO is $5.71 billion. AGCO is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.