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 potential capital gains of 15.58 percent. The lowest price target was 55, implying potential capital losses of -23.41 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

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. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 1.27 percent. 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 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.

The growth rate of AGCO's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 60.27 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, 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, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of AGCO is 0.68.

In the trailing 52-weeks, AGCO hit 72.32 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 46.22. Today's price is 55.37 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 0.71 percent. 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 stock has a market capitalization of $5.71 billion. AGCO is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.