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 maximum price target given was 400, implying potential capital gains of 58.21 percent. The minimum price target given was 220, which equates to a potential downside of -12.99 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -0.5 percent. That number becomes -3.55 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. 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, which can be compared to the 6 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 3 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 4 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of AGN's earnings is estimated by analysts to be -44.75 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, 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, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. 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. Currently the stock is 37.04 percent higher than its low, and 1.55 percent below the 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 market cap of AGN is $85.36 billion. AGN will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.