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.

Several price targets were given for AGCO by the analysts covering the stock. The maximum price target given was 83, implying a possible profit of 15.58 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 55, implying a possible loss of -23.41 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.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0.97 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 3.47 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 1.27 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 12.05 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 3 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 5 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, 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. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of AGCO is 0.68.

In the last 52-weeks, AGCO has achieved a high of 72.32 and a low of 46.22. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 55.37 percent, and 0.71 percent below the high. AGCO has a price/earnings 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.