Analyst Ratings for Allergan PLC (AGN)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Allergan PLC (NYSE:AGN) was awarded an average rating of Overweight from investment analysts following the stock. About 30 days ago, AGN was issued an average rating of Overweight.

Of the 22 analysts covering the stock, 13 gave it a buy rating, 3 gave an overweight rating, 6 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Today, there are 3 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 AGN. The most optimistic price target was 400, which equates to a potential upside of 58.21 percent. The minimum price target given was 220, which equates to a potential downside of -12.99 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -0.5 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes -3.55 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 0.28 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 6 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 3 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 4 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

AGN has an estimated earnings growth rate of -44.75 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. 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, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of AGN is -0.2.

AGN has a 52-week high of 256.80 and a 52-week low of 184.50. Today's price is 37.04 percent above the 52-week low, and 1.55 percent lower than its 52-week high. AGN has a P/E ratio of 8.74. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The AGN value stock report compares AGN to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $85.36 billion. AGN is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.