Analyst Ratings for Allison Transmission Holdings Inc. (ALSN)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Analysts covering Allison Transmission Holdings Inc. (NYSE:ALSN) have given it a consensus rating of Overweight. A consensus rating of Overweight was previously issued for ALSN last month.

Of the 15 analysts covering the stock, 8 gave it a buy rating, 0 gave an overweight rating, 6 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 1 issued a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has decreased by 1. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

Several price targets were given for ALSN by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic price target was 49, implying potential capital gains of 30.18 percent. The lowest price target was 31, implying a possible loss of -17.64 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 8.75 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0.28 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 9.55 percent in FY estimates.

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 0 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 2 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of ALSN's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 20.73 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. ALSN has a PEG ratio of 1.2.

ALSN has a 52-week high of 40.02 and a 52-week low of 26.74. Currently the stock is 40.76 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 5.95 percent. ALSN has a price/earnings ratio of 24.93. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The ALSN value stock report compares ALSN to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of ALSN is $5.67 billion. ALSN will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.