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.

Several price targets were given for AGN by the analysts covering the stock. The maximum price target given 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. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

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. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 0.28 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 6 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 3 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 4 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of AGN's earnings is estimated by analysts to be -44.75 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, 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, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. AGN has a PEG ratio of -0.2.

In the last 52-weeks, AGN has achieved a high of 256.80 and a low of 184.50. Currently the stock is 37.04 percent higher than its 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 market cap of AGN is $85.36 billion. AGN's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.